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The Puzzling Sweet Shop

There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?

Christmas Shopping

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Jessica and Mark from Langwathby C of E School in Penrith, Cumbria sent us this solution:

You can buy the cat, dinosaur and rock. We chose an item and worked out whether we could make that amount by using the coins provided.

Which coins do you need for these three items? Perhaps you can tell us.