Posted in Books, Calculating, Remainder of One

How many bugs are under the leaf?

Digit Dog was watching the 10th Bug Squadron marching past but he was a little late and some of the bugs had already marched under the leaf. He is wondering how many are under the leaf.

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How many bugs are in the 10th Squadron altogether?

How many groups of 2 can they make?

How many bugs can you see? How many groups of 2 can you see?

How many bugs are under the leaf? How many groups of 2 are under the leaf?

How can you work it out?

You might want to use Numicon to help you think about the problem.

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Or a ten frame might help.

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Make up your own problems like this.

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