3 Blue work to a budget!

Today in Maths you worked in a group to buy items for your bedroom with a budget of £700. I would like you to continue this activity at home. Again you have £700, design your own bedroom but remember the key items you need. You can use a catalogue or shop online. What would you buy?

What skills did you use?

What additional items can you afford?

14 thoughts on “3 Blue work to a budget!

  1. Budget of £700 for my bedroom:-
    Bed – £139.00
    Beddings – £15
    Drawers/ wardrobes – £150
    Desk – £50
    Chair – £120
    Light – £30
    Lamp – £25
    Wallpaper – £15
    Carpet – £60
    Laundry basket – £12
    Wall clock – £12
    Total budget spend £628.00
    Save money = £72.00

  2. 1. Bed £199
    2. Wardrobe £79
    3. Curtains £18
    4. Chester draws £26
    5. Mattress £159
    6. Pillows £12.50
    7. Pillow cases £7.50
    8. Duvet £9
    9. Duvet cover £10
    10. Blanket £11.50
    11. Beside lamp £6.50
    12. Laundry basket £8
    13. Hanging lamps £22.50
    14. Rug £20
    15. Wall clock £6
    16. Wall art £12
    17. Wallpaper £11.50
    18. Extension lead £4.25
    19. Carpet £38
    TOTAL BUDGET = £670
    BALANCE LEFT: £30

  3. £700 budget:
    Bed. £129
    Bedding. £9
    Wardrobe. £10
    Desks. £9
    Chair. £5
    Light. £2
    Curtains. £16
    Wallpaper. £8
    £129+ £9+ £10+ £9+ £5+ £2+£16+£8= £188
    Change: £512

  4. I have £ 700
    I can afford
    Bed. :100
    Bedding. :14
    Chair. :20
    Dressing table :120
    Wardrobe 90

    Calculation

    100+14+20+120+90=244
    This is how much I spent.
    700-244=456
    This is how much I have left.

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