Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?
You can make a calculator count for you by any number you choose.
You can count by ones to reach 24. You can count by twos to reach
24. What else can you count by to reach 24?
Find the squares that Froggie skips onto to get to the pumpkin
patch. She starts on 3 and finishes on 30, but she lands only on a
square that has a number 3 more than the square she skips from.
Finlay from Stalyhill Junior School
answered the final part of this problem, which asked how many more
biscuits the children would need to bake so that they could share
them equally with Miss King too. Finlay said:
Well done, Finlay. Emerson and
Hamish from St Peter's added a bit more detail:
Ed from St Peter's sent in answers
to all parts of the problem. He said:
Thank you, Ed. It's a shame you didn't
tell us how you worked out this solution.