**Read:** For hurdle races, the hurdles are placed 10m apart. For example, a 60m race has 5 hurdles. How many hurdles are required for a 100m race?

**Predict: **I predict that this will be about calculating how many hurdles are in a 100m race.

**Clarify: **None.

**What’s the big question: **The big question is how many hurdles are there in a 100m race.

**Mathematician’s toolbox strategy: **The strategy I used was **draw a picture.**

**Answer: **9

**How I solved it: **I solved it by drawing up a line of ten centimetres and starting from one I putting a line every centimetre. The final answer was **9**.

**Summary: **At the start when I looked at the problems I thought it was but when I read it, it looked so easy. At the end it was really easy.