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Problems of the Week 20th November

Nov 21, 2017

Hungry for knowledge? Get your kids to have a go at our food themed #problemsoftheweek:

Years 1 & 2: Olivia’s mum baked 3 brownies, 4 muffins and 2 cookies. What is the total amount of food she made?

Years 3 & 4: Nicholas is folding square napkins for Sunday lunch. He first folds each napkin in half vertically. Next, he folds the napkins in half horizontally. Finally, he folds the napkins in half diagonally. What shape are the napkins when Nicholas finishes folding them?

Years 5 & 6: Anna has a green bean casserole recipe that calls for 1/3 of a stick of butter, 1/2 a cup of sliced mushrooms, 2 cups of green beans, 3 cups of chicken broth, and 30 fl. oz. of cream of mushroom soup. The recipe makes enough casserole for 4 people, but there are 6 people in Anna’s family. How much of each ingredient does she need to have exactly enough green bean casserole?

Years 7-9: Matthew has a recipe for apple juice that calls for 24 apples and yields 5 cups of juice. How many apples should Matthew buy if he wants to fill a 12–cup pitcher with apple juice?