Maths Week 2017

This weeks puzzle…for First to Sixth.  How many ways can you make up the number 100 by using the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.  You can use the + and – signs.  In each sum, you can only use each digit once.  For example:

1 +23 – 4 +56 + 7 + 8 + 9 = 100

98 + 2 = 100 etc.

It’s a long list!!!  Answers to Mrs Coleman by Friday!


This weeks puzzle…for Infants.

Mrs O’Neill went to the supermarket and bought 3 apples, 4 bananas, 1 litre of milk and 6 strawberries.  On the way home, 3 strawberries got squashed so she had to throw them away.  Poor Mrs O’Neill!  How many items did she have left in her shopping bag?





Can you turn this triangle around by moving 3 counters?

IMG_0421Infants: Jack went to school for 6 hours every day, he spent 2 hours eating and 3 hours on after-school activities.  If he was up for a total of 12 hours everyday, how much time did he spend playing with his toys?



Puzzle 2….for First to Sixth.  How many squares do you see?


Puzzle 2 …. for Infants.  Farmer O’Neill had 4 sheep, 2 dogs and 1 hen.  How many legs do the animals have altogether?



Well done to Robert in Fourth Class who solved puzzle 1 (below) and was pulled out of the draw this morning!

Puzzle 1 – What is the missing number?  Can you work it out?  All answers on a piece of paper including your name and class before Friday!  Post your answers into the box outside Mrs Coleman’s room.