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Task 65, Shape Algebra

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Task 1, Final Eight

Task 2, Cars in a Garage

Task 3, Doug's Tablecloth

Task 4, Window Frames

Task 5, Make A Snake

Task 6, Counter Escape

Task 7, Consecutive Sums

Task 8, Addition Totals

Task 9, Row Points

Task 10, Find My Pattern

Task 11, Lining Up

Task 12, Matching Cards

Task 13, The Frog Pond

Task 14, Heads & Legs

Task 15, Domino Trails

Task 16, Octaflex

Task 17, Truth Tiles 2

Task 18, Same or Different

Task 19, Cookie Count

Task 20, Pack The Box

Task 21, Tactical

Task 22, Time Together

Task 23, Two Colours Game

Task 24, Squares Around Squares

Task 25, In Between Time

Task 26, Travelling Australia

Task 27, Can Stack

Task 28, Plate Triangles

Task 29, The Farmer's Puzzles

Task 30, Truth Tiles 1

Task 31, Cube Nets

Task 32, Tetrahedron Nets

Task 33, Dominoes

Task 34, Dice Differences

Task 35, Crosses

Task 36, Making Triangles

Task 37, Fraction Magic Square

Task 38, The Mushroom Hunt

Task 39, CrissCross Numbers

Task 40, Diamonds & Rectangles

Task 41, Scale Drawing

Task 42, Triangles Around Triangles

Task 43, Number Tiles

Task 44, Latin Squares

Task 45, Eric The Sheep

Task 46, Duelling Dice

Task 47, Red & Black Card Game

Task 48, How Many Triangles

Task 49, Take A Chance

Task 50, Flight Departures

Task 51, Staircase

Task 52, Which Floor

Task 53, Have A Hexagon

Task 54, Fay's Nines

Task 55, Fold Up Houses

Task 56, Challenge

Task 57, Two Squares

Task 58, SeeSaw

Task 59, 13 Away

Task 60, Back To Back Building

Task 61, Double Staircase

Task 62, Four & Twenty Blackbirds

Task 63, Fried Rice

Task 64, Difference Between Two Squares

Task 65, Shape Algebra

Task 66, Pentominoes

Task 67, Making Solids

Task 68, Six Square Puzzle

Task 69, Tricubes

Task 70, Symmetric Shapes

Task 71, Algebra Through Geometry

Task 72, Farmyard

Task 73, In The Bag

Task 74, Button Sort

Task 75, What's It Worth?

Task 76, Tube Toss

Task 77, Tricube Constructions A

Task 78, Which View?

Task 79, Tangram Teasers

Task 80, A Dollar To Spend

Task 81, Pentagon Triangles

Task 82, Snail Trail

Task 83, Racetrack

Task 84, Rectangle Nightmare

Task 85, Time Swing

Task 86, ThirtyOne

Task 87, First Down The Mountain

Task 88, Rice, Rice, Rice

Task 89, Doctor Dart

Task 90, Tricube Constructions B

Task 91, Pick A Box

Task 92, Magic Squares

Task 93, Leading The Blind

Task 94, Crossing The Desert

Task 95, Reflections

Task 96, Networks

Task 97, Pythagoras Rods

Task 98, Martian Maths

Task 99, How Many Things?

Task 100, Mirror Patterns 1

Task 101, Pyramid Puzzle

Task 102, Crazy Animals

Task 103, Four Cube Houses

Task 104, Building Views

Task 105, Soma Cube 1

Task 106, Crossing The River 2

Task 107, McMahon's Triangles 2

Task 108, How Many Squares?

Task 109, Number Game

Task 110, Who Lives Where?

Task 111, Square Numbers

Task 112, Coloured Squares

Task 113, Calendar

Task 114, Where Is The Rectangle?

Task 115, Dividing Shapes

Task 116, Who Owns The Monkey?

Task 117, 12 Counters

Task 118, Ice Cream Flavours

Task 119, Police Line Up

Task 120, Nim

Task 121, Farmyard Views

Task 122, Football Ladder

Task 123, Bob's Buttons

Task 124, Human Moves Monster

Task 125, Farmyard Race Day

Task 126, Planets

Task 127, Highest Number 1

Task 128, Highest Number 2

Task 129, Farmyard Friends

Task 130, Protons & AntiProtons

Task 131, Walk The Plank

Task 132, Red To Blue

Task 133, Win At The Fair

Task 134, Eight Queens

Task 135, Famous Mathematicians

Task 136, Four Bead Mix

Task 137, Training For Maths

Task 138, Rectangle of Squares

Task 139, Squound

Task 140, Time For Tiling

Task 141, Flags From A Ship

Task 142, Tower of Hanoi

Task 143, Hearts & Loops

Task 144, Pascal's Triangle in Asia

Task 145, Land of ET

Task 146, Haberdasher's Problem

Task 147, Garden Beds

Task 148, McMahon's Triangles 1

Task 149, A Stacking Problem

Task 150, Chess Queens

Task 151, Knight Swap

Task 152, Painted Rods

Task 153, Knight Protectors

Task 154, 4 Arm Shapes

Task 155, 64 = 65

Task 156, Photo Angles

Task 157, Paving Views

Task 158, Brick Walls

Task 159, Mirror Patterns 2

Task 160, Painted Cubes

Task 161, Soma Cube 2

Task 162, Game Show

Task 163, Eureka

Task 164, Symmetric Tiles

Task 165, Change

Task 166, Sphinx

Task 167, Sliding Tiles

Task 168, Mirror Patterns 3

Task 169, Wallpaper Patterns

Task 170, Equilateral Triangles

Task 171, Number Discs

Task 172, Cover Up

Task 173, Crossing The River 1

Task 174, Magic Cube

Task 175, Pythagoras 1

Task 176, Steps

Task 177, Making Fractions 2

Task 178, Match Triangles

Task 179, Unseen Triangles

Task 180, Making Monuments

Task 181, Pointy Fences

Task 182, Jumping Kangaroos

Task 183, Pizza Toppings

Task 184, Reverse

Task 185, Coloured Cubes

Task 186, Tetrahedron Triangles

Task 187, Area Of A Triangle

Task 188, Arithmagons 1

Task 189, Pythagoras 2

Task 190, Magic Hexagon

Task 191, Choosing Beads

Task 192, Keith's Kubes

Task 193, Surface Area With Tricubes

Task 194, Arithmagons 2

Task 195, Stop At 4

Task 196, Cross & Square

Task 197, Chocolate Chip Cookies

Task 198, What's In The Bag?

Task 199, Making Fractions 3

Task 200, Greedy Pig

Task 201, Rectangle Fractions

Task 202, Rod Mats
 Task 203, Make The Whole
 Task 204, Decimals With A Tape

Task 205, Peg & Tape Fractions

Task 206, Intersections

Task 207, Triangle Perimeters

Task 208, Cube Numbers

Task 209, Pattern Cube

Task 210, Division Boxes

Task 211, Soft Drink Crates
 Task 212, Monkeys & Bananas
 Task 213, Chains

Task 214, Angle Estimation

Task 215, Take Away Tiles

Task 216, Square Pairs

Task 217, Kids On Grids

Task 218, Guessing Colours Game

Task 219, The Hole In The Triangle

Task 220, Smooth Edge Tiles

Task 221, Triangles & Colours

Task 222, Making Fractions 1

Task 223, Cat & Mouse

Task 224, Matching Faces

Task 225, Add The Pack

Task 226, Playing With Objects

Task 227, Volume Line Up

Task 228, Koala Karts

Task 229, Animal Farm

Task 230, Pack Up Your Bears

Task 231, Flowers In The Field

Task 232, Dice Footy

Task 233, Money, Money, Money

Task 234, Growing Tricubes

Task 235, Tables For 25

Task 236, Star Numbers

Task 237, Trisquares

Task 238, Growing Trisquares

Task 239, Money Charts

Task 240, Less Than Fractions

Task 241, Sicherman Dice



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