Numeracy problems to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3
The answers are in the crosswords and at the bottom for
the Designer Shirt.
Key
Stage 1 Solve it...!
Some Crosswords for you

Some crossword puzzles
for you to solve. Write single numbers in the squares.
1.
Across 
Down 
1.
4 x 16
3. 80  5
6. 28 + 15
8. 80
2

2.
4 x 16
4. 18 + 36
5. 90
3
7. 14 + 19 
Additional task:
Add up the digits in the squares.
2.
Additional task:
Subtract the total
of the digit in the square from 60.
3.
Across 
Down 
1.
24
4
3. 22 x 4
5. 7 + 3 + 6

2.
4 x 12
4. 90  9
6. 20 + 40 
Additional
task:
Add up the digits
in the squares.
4.
Across 
Down 
1.
80  57
5. 22 + 20 + 23
6. 2 x 4

2.
50  17
3. 8
2
4. 31 + 15 
Additional
task:
Subtract the total
of the digits in the squares from 50.
Key
Stage 2 & 3 Solve it...!
Designer Shirt 
Dee is a designer
working on a tight budget  her latest design must sell for £13.95.
Costs
material: £3.93
Ordinary stitching: £1.97
Double stitching: £3.09
Cutting: £0.26
Chest logo: £1.34
Sleeve logo (left): £0.45
Sleeve logo (right): £0.68
Designer badge: £1.22
Basic packaging: £0.25
Upmarket packaging: £0.98
Profit: £5.00
Task
Look at the list of costs and decide what is essential for making and
selling a shirt.
What is the total
cost of these 'essentials' ?
How much of the £13.95 is left to spend on extras such as logos?
What extras would you add to the shirt, still keeping to the budget?
Write a short report giving reasons for your choices
An extra task
Dee's designs are selling well. She decided that the price of each shirt
could be increased to £15.95, and the profit increased to £6.
What extras could she now include on the shirt?
Answer
What is essential for making and selling a shirt?
Material £3.93
Ordinary stitching £1.97
Cutting £0.26
Basis packaging £0.25
Profit £5.00
Total cost£11.41
£2.54 is
left from the £13.95 selling price to spend on extras
