Weekly Problem 42 - 2011

Four wiggles equal three woggles. Two woggles equal five waggles. Six waggles equal one wuggle. Using these, can you work out which of four values is the smallest?

Weekly Problem 5 - 2012

Can you work out the direction of Abbots Morton from Wyre Piddle?

Weekly Problem 6 - 2012

Timmy, Tammy and Tommy all go to the doctors. In what order do they arrive at the surgery?

Weekly Problem 8 - 2013

If I walk to the bike shop, but then cycle back, what is my average speed?

Weekly Problem 18 - 2012

How many leap years will there be between 2001 and 3001?

Weekly Problem 20 - 2012

Can you estimate the mass of insects caught by spiders in the UK each year?

Weekly Problem 16 - 2013

How long is it between 5:55 and the next time all three digits on a digital clock are the same?

Weekly Problem 51 - 2013

A decimal clock is started at midnight. What time would it show at 6 o'clock in the morning?

How many minutes are there between 11.41 and 14.02?

Weekly Problem 9 - 2009

Marcus' atrium was a square with each side 50 pedes long. How many times did Marcus have to walk round his atrium to complete his daily exercise of 8 stadia?

Weekly Problem 12 - 2009

A car can go r miles on s gallons of petrol. How many gallons of petrol would it need for a journey of t miles?

Weekly Problem 20 - 2009

How far away was the lightning if the flash and the thunderclap were 6 seconds apart?

How much does u litres of unleaded cost in terms of the cost per litre of 4 star petrol?

Weekly Problem 5 - 2010

Heidi and Peter are walking through the mountains. They pass two signs which say how far away their destination is, so can you work out how long it will take them to get there?

Weekly Problem 9 - 2010

Frank and Gabriel competed in a 200m race. Interpret the different units used for their times to work out who won.

Weekly Problem 31 - 2010

Mary is driving to Birmingham Airport. Using her average speed for the entire journey, find how long her journey took.

Weekly Problem 19 - 2011

Tom and Tim are travelling towards Glasgow, but leave at different times. If Tim overtakes Tom, how fast is he travelling?

Weekly Problem 22 - 2011

Sarah's average speed for a journey was 2 mph, and her return average speed was 4 mph. What is her average speed for the whole journey?

Weekly Problem 18 - 2014

The 80 spokes of the giant wheel The London Eye are made from 4 miles of cable. What is the approximate circumference of the wheel?

Weekly Problem 20 - 2016

Dean runs up a mountain road at 8 km per hour. It takes him one hour to get to the top. He runs down the same mountain at 12 km per hour. How long does it take him to run down the mountain?

Weekly Problem 27 - 2016

Stephen leaves Middlesborough by train at 09:00. The train travels the first 27km at 96km/h. It then stops at Darlington for 3 minutes, before travelling the remaining 29km to Durham at 96km/h. At what time does Stephen arrive at Durham?

Weekly Problem 40 - 2016

Andrew walks along a flat path, then up and down a hill, then back along the path. Is it possible to work out how far he has walked?

Weekly Problem 46 - 2016

If the line on the right were 0.2mm thick, how long would it need to be to cover an area of one square metre?

Weekly Problem 16 - 2017

Aroon says his age is 50 years, 50 months, 50 weeks and 50 days old. What age will he be on his next birthday?

Weekly Problem 25 - 2017

At the airport, the walkway moves with a speed of 4km/h and is 500m long. If Andrew walks with a speed of 6km/h and Bill stands still, how much ahead of Bill is Andrew when he finishes?