Tuesday: maths problem solving

Today the children used their reasoning skills to solve mathematical problems. They worked in pairs to then produce their own problems and test each other.

Show off your problem solving skills in the comments below.

Bronze challenge 

Silver challenge

Gold challenge 

Platinum challenge 

If you are stuck use BBC Bitesize key stage 2 online to help you: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/ 


  1. Bronze
    the answer to this is £1.05

    The answer to this is that he bought 5 goldfish and one angler fish he would get 1p change

    They had 9 gold bars in total of all the gold bars.

  2. Bronze :
    The answer is 63 .2
    Working out
    200 divided by 3 – 63.2

    She bought 4 fishes she bought 2 clownfish and 2 angelfish
    Working out
    24 add 15 equals 39
    39 times 4 equals 156

    By Ahmad

  3. Bronze challenge:
    I think the cost of one packet of nuts are 50p.
    Silver challenge:
    3 clownfish
    2 angelfish
    gold challenge:
    He had 10 bars of gold.

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