Be a maths expert…

Henry thought of a number. 

He thought of a two digit number less than 50. 
The sum of the digits was 12. 

Their difference was 4. 

What number was Henry thinking of?


Prove that you know the answer! Use objects, draw your answer or write a sentence to show your reasoning. 


Here is an example of how we partition numbers and use drawings/ objects to represent the number.   

  

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