Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and Ratio - November 2004, Stage 1&2

Problems

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Share Bears

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

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Lots of Lollies

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

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Fair Feast

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

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Andy's Marbles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Andy had a big bag of marbles but unfortunately the bottom of it split and all the marbles spilled out. Use the information to find out how many there were in the bag originally.

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Orange Drink

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A 750 ml bottle of concentrated orange squash is enough to make fifteen 250 ml glasses of diluted orange drink. How much water is needed to make 10 litres of this drink?

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The Tree and the Greenhouse

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Mum, Dad, Tim and Jill moved into a new house. If they cut down the big tree, will it miss the greenhouse?