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How many bananas?! - Word problems

There are only 12 bananas left in the whole jungle and all the cheeky monkeys are arguing over them.

They need our help to share them out...fairly!

First we shared them between three monkeys. They got four bananas each.

Another monkey turned up so we shared them between four monkeys. They got three bananas each.

Another two monkeys turned up so we shared them between six monkeys. They got two bananas each.

We even tried to record our work in a way which made sense to us and which we could explain to someone else.

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