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Additional Challenge

If you enjoy a little bit of an extra challenge then this page is for you. 

Why not see whether anyone else in your family wants to have a go too? 

 

Challenge 1

You need six drinking straws each the same length.

Cut two of them in half. You now have eight straws, four long and four short.

You can make 2 squares from the eight straws.

Arrange your eight straws to make 3 squares, all the same size.

Have fun and good luck!

 

Challenge 2

Gurmit paid £21 for five presents.

For A and B he paid a total of £6.

For B and C he paid a total of £10.

For C and D he paid a total of £7.

For D and E he paid a total of £9.

How much did Gurmit pay for each present?

 

Have fun and good luck!

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