How quickly can Matilda’s cat family grow?
Calculate how many cats would be in Matilda’s family.
You will need
Butcher paper, pens, textas, calculator, coloured counters.
Look at the diagram at the top of the worksheet which explains how Matilda’s family grew in the first two years.
Follow the instructions set out in the worksheet.
Remember that the female cats in the previous year will continue to have litters.
That cats that have been born prior to the year have to be added to the ones born in that year.
You may wish to work with a group of your classmates online. It would be a great idea to check your results with each other for the end of each year.