Weekly Problem 19 - 2016
"It would take 20 million years to fill Morecambe Bay from a bath tap". What does this imply is the approximate capacity of Morecambe Bay?
Use 2 straight lines to split the clock face into 3 parts so that the sums of the numbers in each of the parts are equal.
Can you work out how long it will take for John to walk to and from school?
Weekly Problem 17 - 2009
How far apart are the first and last bus stops in this bus route?
What is the difference between the sum of the first 2014 odd numbers and the sum of the first 2014 even numbers?
Weekly Problem 42 - 2016
What is the remainder when 354972 is divided by 7?
Can you find the missing digits in this calculation?
The sum of 10 distinct positive integers is 100. What is the largest possible value of one of the numbers?
Weekly Problem 18 - 2009
How much lighter will £5 worth of 5p's be with these new lighter coins?
Weekly Problem 16 - 2017
Aroon says his age is 50 years, 50 months, 50 weeks and 50 days old. What age will he be on his next birthday?
Weekly Problem 12 - 2014
Two of the numbers in a 4x4 magic square have been swapped. Can you work out the sum of these numbers?
Can you work out how many quizzes have to be played before we have a winner?
Each letter stands for a different digit, and S is non-zero. Which letter has the lowest value?
Weekly Problem 27 - 2006
What is the value of c in this subtraction?
How many hot dogs did this hot dog lover eat on the first day of her binge?
Weekly Problem 44 - 2014
What symbol should be inserted to make the equation true?
How many different bunches of flowers can this class buy for their teacher?
Weekly problem 50 - 2006
Can you work out the values of the digits in this addition sum?
77 is multiplied by another two-digit number with identical digits. What is the product?
Weekly Problem 2 - 2015
Can you work out the sum of the missing digits in this subtraction?
Weekly Problem 50 - 2015
Can you work out the values of J, M and C in this sum?
What does the sum of these three numbers tell us about their product?
Can you work out the solution to this tricky summation problem?
Weekly Problem 20 - 2007
In this addition each letter stands for a different digit, with S standing for 3. What is the value of YxO?
What is the sum of these fractions?
Weekly Problem 32 - 2011
What could be the scores from five throws of this dice?
Weekly Problem 33 - 2011
How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.
Which digit does X represent in this column sum?
At the beginning and end of Alan's journey, his milometer showed a palindromic number. Can you find his maximum possible average speed?
Can you work out what a, b and c are in this sum?
How many positive two-digit numbers are there whose square and cube both end in the same digit?
Can you solve this 'KANGAROO' alphanumeric subtraction?
Weekly Problem 11 - 2017
Edith had 9 children at 15 month intervals. If the oldest is now six times as old as the youngest, how old is her youngest child?
Weekly Problem 14 - 2010
What is the largest number of digits that could be erased from this 1000-digit number, to get a surprising result?
Can you find the last 5 digits of this sum?
Three different integers have a sum of 1 and a product of 36 - what are they?
How many questions did Sarah answer correctly in this multiple choice exam?
Jane accidentally multiplied by 54 instead of 45, and her answer was 198 too big. What number did she multiply 54 by?
Weekly Problem 3 - 2017
Books cost £3.40 and magazines cost £1.60. If Clara spends £23 on books and Magazines, how many of each does she buy?
What is the last digit in this calculation involving powers?