You may also like

problem icon

Consecutive Numbers

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

problem icon

Calendar Capers

Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...

problem icon

Latin Numbers

Can you create a Latin Square from multiples of a six digit number?

Bargain

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1


A shop advertised "Everything half price in our sale", but also now advertises that there is "An additional 15% off sale prices". Overall, this is equivalent to what reduction on the original prices?


If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task that challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
View the archive of all weekly problems grouped by curriculum topic