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Problems of the Week 31st October

Oct 31, 2017

Give your kids a treat on the spookiest day of the year by challenging them with our #problemsoftheweek:
 
Years 1 and 2: Bill’s bags hold 5 books. Ben can fit twice as many in his bag. How many books can they carry altogether?
 
Years 3 and 4: Jack’s suitcase can hold twice as much as Wendy’s suitcase. Wendy’s suitcase can hold twice as much as Danny’s suitcase. Danny’s suitcase is exactly big enough to hold 12 sweaters. How many sweaters can fit inside all three suitcases?
 
Years 5 and 6: A family is driving 40 miles from their home in Boulder, Colorado, to a resort in the mountains. They use 3 gallons of gas to get there. How many miles do they travel for each gallon of gas?
 
Years 7-9: A writer types 36 words per minute. Two hundred forty words fit on a page. If the writer types an hour straight, how many pages does he write?