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Statistics: Where is the Explorer and His Food?

In this worksheet, students follow instructions to find an explorer and his food on a grid.

'Statistics: Where is the Explorer and His Food?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Statistic Problems

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you will learn where to locate items from the given instructions.

 

Example

Find the explorer's friend and his food.

 

The explorer is at 8C and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares west and 5 squares north and finds his friend.

Mark this square.


The two explorers need to find their food which is now 1 square east and 1 square south of them.

Mark this square.

 

Answer

 

Therefore the position of his friend is 3H & the position of the food is 4G.

 

The explorer is at 4H and must find his friend.


He moves 3 squares east and 1 square south.  Write down this position.


The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west and 3 squares north.

Write down this position.

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The explorer is at 2H, he must find his friend.


He moves 4 squares east and 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.


The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares east and 2 squares north.
Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 9H and he must find his friend.


He moves 6 squares west, 5 squares south.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 5 squares north. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 3B and he must find his friend.


He moves 2 squares west, 3 squares north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 4 squares east, 2 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 5G and he must find his friend.


He moves 3 squares west, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 5 squares east, 2 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 9I and he must find his friend.


He moves 1 square east, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 5 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 6F and he must find his friend.


He moves 2 squares west, 5 squares south.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 3 squares west, 6 squares north. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 4C and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares east, 2 squares north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 4 squares west, 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 3F and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares east, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

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The explorer is at 3F and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares east, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

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  • Question 1

 

The explorer is at 4H and must find his friend.


He moves 3 squares east and 1 square south.  Write down this position.


The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west and 3 squares north.

Write down this position.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 2

The explorer is at 2H, he must find his friend.


He moves 4 squares east and 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.


The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares east and 2 squares north.
Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 3

The explorer is at 9H and he must find his friend.


He moves 6 squares west, 5 squares south.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 5 squares north. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 4

The explorer is at 3B and he must find his friend.


He moves 2 squares west, 3 squares north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 4 squares east, 2 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 5

The explorer is at 5G and he must find his friend.


He moves 3 squares west, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 5 squares east, 2 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 6

The explorer is at 9I and he must find his friend.


He moves 1 square east, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 5 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 7

The explorer is at 6F and he must find his friend.


He moves 2 squares west, 5 squares south.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 3 squares west, 6 squares north. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 8

The explorer is at 4C and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares east, 2 squares north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 4 squares west, 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 9

The explorer is at 3F and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares east, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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  • Question 10

The explorer is at 3F and he must find his friend.


He moves 5 squares east, 1 square north.
Write down the position of this square.

The two explorers need to find their food. They move 2 squares west, 3 squares south. Write down the position of this square.

CORRECT ANSWER
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