# Year 2 Maths Challenge

Hi Year 2!

Here is this half terms Maths challenge! Have a go at as many as you can. Make sure you write ‘Bronze/Silver/Gold/Platinum’ so we know which challenge you have completed. If you want to complete your challenge on paper, that is fine too – maybe you could comment to say ‘My challenge is on paper.’ Good luck!    ## 39 thoughts on “Year 2 Maths Challenge”

1. Rahma Mohamed says:

she put 15 in one each pile

2. Humzah Farooq says:

GOLD
50+5
10+45
30+25
9+46
2+53
1+54
34+21
21+34
45+10
22+33.
51+4
44+11
55+0
33+22

• Justina Georgewill says:

Bronze

2p+2p+2p=6p

• Justina Georgewill says:

Silver
Red,green,blue,blue,green

3. Leeda Daud says:

David Cameron brought his children some sweets.
They cost 6p.
He paid for them using the exact amount.
Which coins did he use?
There are 5 different ways to find.
1p +1p +1p +1p +1p+1p=6p
2p+3p+1p=6p
3p+3p=6p
5p+1p=6p
2p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p

4. Leeda Daud says:

Gold
The factory owner paid Charles Dickens 45p for a week of work.
He only gave him silver coins.There are 9 different ways to pay 45p exactly using only silver coins.
Find as many as you can.
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p = 45p
20p+20p+5p = 45p
20p+10p+10p+5p = 45p
10p+10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p = 45p
20p+10p+5p+5p+5p = 45p
10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p = 45p
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p = 45p
20+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p = 45p

• Leeda Daud says:

I forgot to put one more in.
50p – 5p = 45p

Well done correct Leeda but 11:30 at night doing this is NOT good.

5. Leeda Daud says:

Silver
The queen had some good colours for her Crown Jewels.
She had two red two blue and two green.
The queen wanted to put the jewels in any patterns.
She could put it like this.
Red green blue blue green red or blue red green blue red green.

6. Devanshi Shrivastava says:

Bronze :
2p+2p+2p =6p
1p+1p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p
5p+1p=6p
2p+2p+1p+1p+=6p
1p+1p+1p+2p+1p=6p

Silver:
blue,green,red,red,green,blue.
green,red,blue,blue,red,green
blue,blue,red red,green,green.
red,red,blue,blue,green,green.
green,green,blue,blue,red,red.
green,green,red,red,blue,blue.

Gold:
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p=45p
20p+20p+5p=45p
20p+10p+10p+5p=45p
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
20p+10p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+10p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p

Platinum:
1st pile had 8 altogether. 4+4=8
3rd pile had 0 coins altogether 4-4=0
4th pile had 8 altogether 2×4=8

7. Zuzanna Bartyzel says:

Bronze
5p+1p=6p
2p+2p+2p=6p
1p+1p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p
2p+2p+1p+1p=6p
2p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p

8. Xamsa Haji says:

I done all my challenge.

9. Arnav Khare says:

Bronze:
6p = 1+1+1+1+1+1
1+1+1+1+2
1+1+2+2
2+2+2
1+5
Silver:
Red Blue Green Green Blue Red
Blue Red Green Green Red Blue
Blue Green Red Red Green Blue
Green Blue Red Red Blue Green
Red Green Blue Blue Green Red
Green Red Blue Blue Red Green
Gold:
5+5+5+5+5+5+5+5+5
5+5+5+5+5+5+5+10
5+5+5+5+5+10+10
5+5+5+10+10+10
5+10+10+10+10
5+20+20
5+5+5+10+20
5+10+10+20
5+5+5+5+5+20
Platinum:
Assume 2nd pile = 4
1st pile = 4+4 =8
3rd pile = 4-4 = 0
4rd pile = 2 x 4 = 8

10. Leeda Daud says:

Bronze
David Cameron buys each of his children some sweets. He buys all of the sweets the same amount of money. How much money did David Cameron buy for each of the sweets?
5 pence and 1 pence.

11. Maria Iqbal says:

platinum challenge.

:) :) :)

12. Sean Dhanda says:

Bronze
5p+1p=6
1p+1p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p
2p+2p+2p=6p
2p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p
2p+2p+1p+1p=6p

Silver
Blue-green-red-blue-green-red
Green-blue-red-green-blue-red
Red-green-blue-red-green-blue

Gold
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p=45p
20p+20p+5p=45p
20p+10p+10p+5p=45p
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+10p+5p+5p+5p=45p
20p+10p+5p+5p+5=45p
20p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p

13. Leena Naziri says:

I just got one question rong

14. Paige Butler says:

Silver
Blue red green
red green red

15. Leena Naziri says:

Gold:
45p for Olof them

16. Leena Naziri says:

Silver:
Green blue blue red gold
Gold red blue blue green

17. Leena Naziri says:

Bronze 6p for Oleg them.

18. Laraib Tahir says:

I did all of them.

19. Laraib Tahir says:

1st pile she had 4 more coins.the 2nd pile had more than the
3rd pile.The 3rd pile had more than the 4th pile.

20. Laraib Tahir says:

21. Leena Naziri says:

The queen has 20

22. Omar Abujebbeh says:

Platinum

The Queen has 20 coins altogether
-Pile one has 4 more coins than the second so the first pile has 8
-Pile two has 4 because it is 4 coins less than the first coin
-Pile three has 4 coins less than the second pile
-Pile four has got double the second pile so it has 8
8+4+0+8=20 coins altogether

23. Omar Abujebbeh says:

Bronze
-1p+1p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p
-2p+2p+1p+1p=6p
-5p+1p=6p
-2p+2p+2p=6p
-2p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p

Silver
-Blue,Red,Green,Green,Red,Blue
-Green, Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Green
-Blue, Green, Red, Red, Green, Blue
-Green, Blue, Red, Red, Blue, Green

Gold
20p+20p+5p
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p
20p+10p+10p+5p
20p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p
20p+5p+5p+5p+10p
10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p
10p+10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p

Bronze Challenge:
2p+2p+1p+1p=6p
1p+1p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p
2p+2p+2p=6p
5p+1p=6p
10p-2p-2p=6p

25. Leena Naziri says:

Gold :
5p+10p+5p+5p+10p+10p=459 for ol of them.

26. Umar-Faruq Akinwale says:

GOLD:
5p+10p+5p+5p+10p+10p=45P
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p=45p
20p+20p+5p=45p
20p+10p+10p+5p=45p
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
20p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
5p+5p+20p+10p+5p=45p
10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
Platinum:
first=8
second=4
third=0
fourth=8

27. Safa Hussain says:

Bronze:
1P+1P+1P+1P+1P+1P = 6p
2p+2P+2p = 6P
5p+1P = 6P
2P+2P+1P+1P = 6P
2p+1P+1P+1P+1P = 6P

Silver.

green, blue, red, red, blue, green.
blue, red, green, green, red, blue.
green, red, blue, blue, red, green.
red, blue, green, green, blue, red.

Gold.
1) 5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+10p+10p = 45P
2) 10p+10p+20p+5p = 45p
3) 10p+10p+10p+10p+5p = 45p
4) 20p+20p+5p = 45p
5) 10p+10p+10p+10p+5p = 45p
6) 5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p =45p
7) 20p+10p+5p+5p+5p = 45p
8) 10p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p= 45p
9) 10p+10p+10p+5p+5p+5p = 45p

28. Inaaya Haroon says:

GOLD
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p=45
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+=45p
20p+20+5p=45p
10+10+20+5p=45p
20p+10p+5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+10p+5p+5p+5p=45p
20p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p

Gold
40+5=45
30+10+5=45
20+20+5=45
40+2+3=45
40+1+1+1+1+1=45
40+4+1=45
45+0=45
Silver
Green blue red red blue green
Green red blue green blue red
Blue green red blue green red
Red blue green red blue red
Bronzes
2p+2p+2p=6p
4p+2p=6p
3p+3p=6p
5p+1p+6p
1p+1p+1p+1p+1p+1p=6p

30. Michael Tchouambou Kameni says:

gold:
10p+20p+15p=45p
25p+5p+5p+5p+5p=45p
30p+10p+5p=45p
25p+5p+10p+5p=45p
25p+10p+10p=45p
15p+15p+10p+5p=45p
5p+5p+5p+5p+5p+5p5p+5p+5p=45p
10p+10p+10p+10p+5p=45p
20p+5p+20p+=45p.

Silver The smytricle pattern is red blue green red blue green

32. Laraib Tahir says:

The pattern goes
Red blue green red blue green

33. Laraib Tahir says:

Bronze.5p,10p,2p and 1p.# 18p,# 9x 2p.# 10p 5p 3x 1p. And lastly 3x 5p 2p 1p.

34. Miriam Hussain says:

Broken
He paid for 3 coins
Silver
Red blue green red blue green
Gold
There is 2 gold coins
Platinum
She put 15 in one each pile

35. Paige Butler says: