Weekly Problem 13 - 2007
The Bean family are very particular about beans. At every meal all Beans eat some beans... At their last meal they ate 23 beans altogether. How many beans did Pa Bean eat?
Weekly Problem 9 - 2008
The sum of 9 consecutive positive whole numbers is 2007. What is the largest of these numbers?
Weekly Problem 29 - 2017
Rick has five cubes. Each one is 2cm taller than the previous one. The largest cube is the same height as a tower built of the two smallest cubes. How high would a tower of all five cubes be?
Weekly Problem 31 - 2009
Think of any whole number. Each time you perform a sequence of operations on it, what do you notice about the divisors of your answer?
Amy misread a question and got an incorrect answer. What should the answer have be?
Weekly Problem 24 - 2014
The square of a positive number is twice as big as the cube of that number. What is the number?
How long will it take Inspector Remorse to crack this crime spree?
How old will Julie be when her age is equal to the sum of her daughters' ages?
Weekly Problem 16 - 2015
In the diagram, the number in each box is obtained by adding the two immediately below. What is the number in the top box?
Weekly Problem 2 - 2013
After performing some operations, what number is your answer always a multiple of?
The sum of five consecutive integers is equal to the sum of the next three consecutive integers. Can you find the largest of these eight integers?
Weekly Problem 29 - 2016
Paul is 32 years old. In ten years time, Paul's age will be the sum of the ages of his three sons. What do the ages of his sons add up to at present?
Weekly Problem 34 - 2006
Seventy pupils are divided into two groups. Can you work out the difference between the number of boys in group 1 and the number of girls in group 2?
Weekly Problem 37 - 2016
By drawing 5 horizontal and four vertical lines, one can form 12 rectangles. What is the greatest number of rectangles that can be formed by drawing 15 lines?
Can you find the volume of a cuboid, given its perimeters?
Weekly Problem 13 - 2017
What is the smallest number Anastasia could have thought of, if after performing some operations, the total is a square number?
Weekly Problem 39 - 2017
Clement and Dmitri both measure how much taller they are standing on a table compared to the other standing on the floor. Can you work out how tall the table is?
Can you work out how many brothers and sisters are in the family?
25 of the storeys of a 50 storey building are painted gold, and the rest are painted black...