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Published: 23/10/2014
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4 pages

Make friends with algebra

Children are asked to investigate how many handshakes would take place if everyone in a class of 30 shook hands. They are then asked to come up with a formula to calculate the handshakes for an unknown number of people. Includes answers.      

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