There are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Sam's grandmother has an old recipe for cherry buns. She has enough
mixture to put 45 grams in each of 12 paper cake cases. What was
the weight of one egg?
Susie took cherries out of a bowl by following a certain pattern.
How many cherries had there been in the bowl to start with if she
was left with 14 single ones?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
We received two particularly good solutions to this problem. The first is from Helen and Daniela who go to Aldermaston C of E Primary School and the second is from Joe and Richard at St. Nicolas CE Junior School, Newbury
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Mathematics is the study of patterns. Studying pattern is an
opportunity to observe, hypothesise, experiment, discover and
A game for 2 people, or play online. Given a target number,say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-5, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target number.