Algebraic Expressions - Short Problems

A collection of short Stage 3 and 4 problems on creating algebraic expressions



Weekly Problem 43 - 2008

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A knitted scarf uses three balls of wool. How many balls of wool do I have at the end of the day?

Weekly Problem 31 - 2009

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Think of any whole number. Each time you perform a sequence of operations on it, what do you notice about the divisors of your answer?

Weekly Problem 2 - 2010

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

Can you solve this 'KANGAROO' alphanumeric subtraction?

Weekly Problem 28 - 2010

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Manipulate one algebraic fraction to solve another.

Weekly Problem 34 - 2011

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

Lauren and Thomas tell their ages in terms of sums of squares. Can you work out how old they really are?

Weekly Problem 3 - 2014

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Weekly Problem 3 - 2014

Weekly Problem 24 - 2014

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

Weekly Problem 24 - 2014

Weekly Problem 25 - 2014

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

Weekly Problem 25 - 2014

Weekly Problem 7 - 2015

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

Weekly Problem 7 - 2015

Weekly Problem 10 - 2015

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

Weekly Problem 10 - 2015

Weekly Problem 23 - 2015

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

Weekly Problem 23 - 2015

Weekly Problem 36 - 2015

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

Weekly Problem 36 - 2015

Weekly Problem 48 - 2015

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Weekly Problem 48 - 2015