Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears
can they share so that there are none left over?
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?
Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?
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.
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?
Mum, Dad, Tim and Jill moved into a new house. If they cut down the
big tree, will it miss the greenhouse?
Jack, Alex and Ruth show different ways of recording solutions to make sure they are being systematic.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Who first used fractions? Were they always written in the same way? How did fractions reach us here? These are the sorts of questions which this article will answer for you.
Oware is a Mankala-like game of strategy from Ghana. Simple rules, but not so simple to win - and you'd better be good at counting! Play the computer or play a friend.