MATHEMATICS TEACHING

1. | Thursday | 2. | Four people. A brother and a sister. The brother has a son. The sister has a daughter. |

3. | 3F + 1H + 3E 3F +1H + 3E 1F + 5H + 1E |
4. | Just the time to read it? |

5. | 66 | 6. | 11 seconds 11.25 seconds |

7. | 7 sheep 11 geese |
8. | 8 |

9. | 52 | 10. | 1 lollipop = 5 marbles 1 gum = 4 marbles |

11. | 25 competitors | 12. | 64 x 15625 2^6 x 5^6 = 10^6 |

13. | Child + child row across Child rows back Mother rows across Child rows back Child + child row across Child rows back Father rows across Child rows back Child + child row across A total of 9 trips. |
14. | 1980 (aged 44). |

15. | 54 x 3 = 162 | 16. | Shaun is 18 |

17. | Plain is 5p Coloured is 15p |
18. | One-third + half of a third = one-half A half of three and a half is one and three-quarters. |

19. | Measures are (10) and (7) Fill (10) and use that to fill (7). Empty (7) Pour the 3 in the (10) into (7). Fill (10) and use that to top up (7). Empty (7). Pour the 6 in the (10) into (7). Fill the (10) and use it to top up the (7). This leaves 9 in the (10) measure. Now see if you can measure all quantities from 1 to 8. |
20. | 1 x 2 x 3 = 1 + 2 + 3 = 6 |

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