St Ives Junior School Maths Challenge - Week 2

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 165

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St Ives Junior School Maths Challenge - Week 2

More mixed word problems this week. Remember the strategies that your teachers have taught you such as 'RUCSAC'. Be 'RESILIENT' and give it your best efforts!Don't forget to print off your special certificate and share with Mr Middlemore. Try and use the written methods and strategies that your teacher has taught you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The school buys 820 new books, which are put onto new bookshelves. If there are 34 books on each shelf, how many shelves must Mr Gilson put up?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      28

  • 2. 
    Katie buys two magazines for £1.29 each and spends £8.95 on a CD. If she had £12.50 to start with, how much does she have left?
    • A. 

      £1.07

    • B. 

      £1.13

    • C. 

      97p

    • D. 

      79p

  • 3. 
    Mrs Boustow puts sweets into bags before the disco. If she puts 12 sweets into each bag, how many bags will be needed to take 180 sweets?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      17

  • 4. 
    Mr Middlemore shows limited willpower and eats 17 biscuits every day in January. (Mrs Middlemore eats the rest.) How many biscuits will Mr Middlemore have eaten by the end of January?
    • A. 

      520

    • B. 

      540

    • C. 

      497

    • D. 

      527