Short Problems

Quiz Questions

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 25 - 2009
Jack does a 20-question quiz. How many questions didn't he attempt?

Magician's Hat

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 52 - 2009
Gar the Magician plays a card trick on his friends Kan and Roo. Can you work out his trick and find out the sum on Kan's cards?

Mini Kakuro

Stage: 3 and 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 21 - 2008
The sum of each column and row in this grid give the totals as shown. What number goes in the starred square?

Newspaper Sheets

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 29 - 2011
From only the page numbers on one sheet of newspaper, can you work out how many sheets there are altogether?

Central Sum

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 53 - 2011
Find a number between 100 and 999 that has its middle digit equal to the sum of the other two digits. Can you find all possibilities?

12345

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 50 - 2011
Repeat a pattern of numbers to form a larger number. Can you find the sum of all the digits?

Digit Deletion

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 14 - 2010
What is the largest number of digits that could be erased from this 1000-digit number, to get a surprising result?

Alberta's Age

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 26 - 2011
Alberta won't reveal her age. Can you work it out from these clues?

Double with 1-9

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 31 - 2011
Can you find a number and its double using the digits $1$ to $9$ only once each?