Monday, 16 April 2012

Harthill Primary School Problems

Here are the answers from our pupils to the problems suggested by our friends from Harthill Primary School

Kieron's Cats

Kieron Problem

Maisie the Mouse
Maisie the Mouse

3rd grade, Col├ęgio Monte Flor, Carnaxide, Portugal

Monday, 2 April 2012

Kieron's cats

Kieron has three cats. Each cat is a different weight. The first and second weigh 7kg altogether. The second and third weigh 8kg altogether. The first and 3rd weigh 11kg altogether. What is the weight of each cat?

Maisie the mouse!

Maisie had between 30 and 50 breadcrumbs. She counted the breadcrumbs in fours and had 2 left over. She counted them in fives and had 1 left over. How many breadcrumbs did Maisie have?