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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!

Challenge 3

Make ten cards numbered 0 to 9.

Each time use all ten cards.

Arrange the cards to make:

a. five numbers that are multiples of 3

b. five numbers that are multiples of 7

c. five prime numbers

Make up more problems to use all ten cards to make five special numbers.

 

Have fun and good luck!

 

Challenge 4

 

The pages of Jack’s book are numbered from 1.

The page numbers have a total of 555 digits.

How many pages has the book got?

How many of the digits are a 5?

 

 

Have fun and good luck!

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