Year 3 Maths Challenge

Ancient Egyptian Maths!

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Bronze Challenge:

The Great Pyramid is 479 feet high. What is this rounded to the nearest 10? 100?

Silver Challenge:

Pyramids take 20 years to build. How long would it take to build 8 pyramids?

Gold Challenge:

It takes 70 days to mummify a pharaoh. How many weeks is this? How many hours?

Platinum Challenge:

Draw a square based pyramid using your 3D line drawing skills from Art. How many faces does it have? How many vertices? How many edges? Present your pyramid to the class teacher!

31 thoughts on “Year 3 Maths Challenge

  1. Bronze Challenge:

    The Great Pyramid is 479 feet high. What is this rounded to the nearest 10? 100?

    480
    500
    Silver Challenge:

    Pyramids take 20 years to build. How long would it take to build 8 pyramids?

    160 years

    Gold Challenge:

    It takes 70 days to mummify a pharaoh. How many weeks is this? How many hours?

    10 weeks & 1,680 hours
    Platinum Challenge:

    Draw a square based pyramid using your 3D line drawing skills from Art. How many faces does it have? How many vertices? How many edges? Present your pyramid to the class teacher!
    4 faces,5 vertices and 8 edges.

  2. Bronze:
    473 nearest ten is 470
    473 nearest hundred is 500
    Silver:
    It would take 160 years to make 8 pyramid
    Gold:
    10 weeks are 70 days
    1,680 hours is 70 days

  3. Bronze challenge
    1.480
    2.500
    Silver challenge
    8×20=160
    Gold challenge
    70×24=1680
    Platinum challenge
    5 faces,5 edges and 8 vertices.

  4. The great pyramid is 479 feet high what is this rounded up to
    I think it is rounded up to 380

    Silver
    The answers is 160 because I counted in my 20 times table.

  5. Bronze:
    1.If you round 479 to the nearest 10 the answer would be 480.
    2. If you round 479 to the nearest hundred the answer would be 500.

    Silver:
    20×8=160
    It would take 160 years to build 8 pyramids.

    gold:
    It takes 10 weeks to mummify a pharaoh’s body.
    It takes 1640 hours to mummify a pharaoh’s body.

  6. BRONZE-479 rounded to the nearest 100 is 500 and if it is rounded to the nearest ten it is 480
    SILVER-it takes 160 years to build 8 pyramids
    GOLD-it takes 10 weeks to mummifi a pharaoh it takes 1,680 hours to mummifi a pharaoh.

  7. Maths Challenge:

    Bronze Challenge:

    1) The Great Pyramid is 479 feet high, so what is the nearest 10 and what is the nearest 100, well the nearest 10 is 480 and the nearest 100 is 500.

    Silver Challenge:

    2) If a pyramid takes 20 years to build, and you want to make 8 of them then the answer is 160 years!!!
    20×8=160
    20+20+20+20+20+20+20+20=160

    Gold Challenge:

    3) It takes 70 days to mummify a Pharaoh, then the answer for how many weeks will be 10 because if you divide both 70 and 7 your answer will be 10. And for how many hours then it will be 1680 hours!!! (70×24=1680)

    By Devanshi Shrivastava

  8. Bronze Challenge:
    The Great Pyramid is 479 feet high. What is this rounded to the nearest 10? 100?
    The nearest 10 is 480. The nearest 100 is 500.
    Silver Challenge:
    Pyramids take 20 years to build. How long would it take to build 8 pyramids?
    20+20+20+20+20+20+20+20=160 years.
    Gold Challenge:
    It takes 70 days to mummify a pharaoh. How many weeks is this? How many hours?
    1680 hours 70 x 24=1680 hours. I
    Platinum Challenge:
    Draw a square based pyramid using your 3D line drawing skills from Art. How many faces does it have? How many vertices? How many edges? Give in to teacher.

  9. Bronze:
    1.It is near to 480.

    Silver:
    2.20×8=160
    It takes 160 years to build 8 pyramids.

    Gold:
    70/7=10
    There are 10 weeks in 70 days.
    70×24=1680
    There are 1680 hours in 70 days.

  10. Bronze:
    380
    Silver:
    2.The answer is 160 because I counted in my 20 times tables.
    Gold:
    1,680hours which is 9 weeks and 3 days.
    70 x 24=1,680hours

  11. Bronze:
    1.380
    Silver:
    2.The answer is 160 because I counted in my 20 times tables.
    Gold:
    1,680hours which is 9 weeks and 3 days.
    70 x 24=1,680hours

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