Weekly Problem 40 - 2012
Weekly Problem 39 - 2012
Weekly Problem 38 - 2012
Weekly Problem 37 - 2012
Think of a number, add one, double it, take away 3, add the number
you first thought of, add 7, divide by 3 and take away the number
you first thought of. You should now be left with 2. How do I. . . .
There are four children in a family, two girls, Kate and Sally, and
two boys, Tom and Ben. How old are the children?
Five children went into the sweet shop after school. There were
choco bars, chews, mini eggs and lollypops, all costing under 50p.
Suggest a way in which Nathan could spend all his money.
A car's milometer reads 4631 miles and the trip meter has 173.3 on
it. How many more miles must the car travel before the two numbers
contain the same digits in the same order?
First of all, pick the number of times a week that you would like
to eat chocolate. Multiply this number by 2...
Show that if you add 1 to the product of four consecutive numbers
the answer is ALWAYS a perfect square.
Felix, Matthew, Alice, Robert,Hayden, Jenna, Catherine, James, James,
Nick,Kieran, Kayleigh, Bethany, Luke and Matthew, all from Cupernham
School; Andrei of School 205, Sophia of Stamford High School and Matthew of
Finley Middle School all sent in correct solutions.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with
the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find
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.