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Read the In Focus question carefully.

What is it asking?

How will you work out the answer?

What can you see?

What is the problem asking us to do?

How many friends are there?

How many coins?

How much money in total?


Sharing 6 coins among 3 friends, each child gets 2 coins totalling £2.

What calculation did we carry out?

How can we check the calculation? 

Do you think each child would get more or less money if one friend leaves? 

What is the calculation that matches this image?

What if there were 6 friends; how much do you think each would get then?

How do you know?


Is it true that you would get the most money if you didn't have to share with anyone.


How do you know?


What calculation would match this statement?