Maths Mate Term 3 Sheet 1

QUESTION 22 : Rugby players numbered 1 to 12 are standing in a circle in numerical order. They are evenly spaced. What number does the player opposite number 3 wear?

PREDICT: I predict that I will have to draw a diagram.

CLARIFY: Nothing to clarify.

SOLUTION:

1. First you have to draw 1-12 in a circle. numerical order of course.

Diagram
 

2. Then draw lines to the one opposite to it.

diagram

 

3. Then look which one is opposite the three. It is nine.

SUMMARY: The strategy I used was to draw a diagram to get my answer.