Choose two digits and arrange them to make two double-digit
numbers. Now add your double-digit numbers. Now add your single
digit numbers. Divide your double-digit answer by your single-digit
answer. Try lots of examples. What happens? Can you explain it?
If all the faces of a tetrahedron have the same perimeter then show that they are all congruent.
A group of 20 people pay a total of £20 to see an exhibition. The admission price is £3 for men, £2 for women and 50p for children. How many men, women and children are there in the group?
In the subtraction calculation below, each of the letters K, A, N, G, R and O represents a different digit.
$\ \ $ K A N
- G A R
$\ \ \ \ \ $ O O
What is the largest possible value of the number 'KAN'?
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