




Numeracy problems to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 Adverts in 'The Herald' can be charged for using either of two methods Method A: £2 for every line
+ £1.50 booking fee Task An advert is to be placed, the details are:
Use the structure to help you work out the cost of the advert using both methods (You can write in the boxes below!!)
Which payment method would you choose? Why? How much profit would you make if you sold the Beyblades for £20? Could you redesign the advert so that it would be cheaper? You still need to include important information. An extra challenge Think of an item that you might want to sell. Design an advertisement for the Herald. What information should you include? What will it cost? Is this the cheapest way? (you can write in the box below!!)
People who advertise in 'The Herald' newspaper can pay by either of the following methods: Method A: £2.40 per line plus £ 1.60 flat fee Method B: £40p per word plus £3.60 flat fee. Which is the cheapest way of paying for the advertisement shown below?
Task A How much profit would be made? Could you have redesigned the ad to make it cheaper? How? Method A: Lines x 2.40 + 1.60 = cost Method B: Words x 0.40 + 3.60 = cost The newspaper's telephone operators use the above formula to help them calculate prices for advertisers. Workout the cheapest cost for these 3 adverts below.
Task B Workout the correct prices for these scenarios below. (You can write in the boxes!!)
An extra challenge One advertiser wants to sell a video recorder. It is twin speed with lots of special features, but no remote control. It is in good condition. He wants £50 for it. He has £13.6 to spend on an advertisement. Write an advertisement giving as much information as possible which costs less than £13.60. Which method did you use to work out the cost?
People who advertise in 'The Herald' newspaper can pay by either of the following methods: Method A: £2.40 per line plus £ 1.60 flat fee Method B: £40p per word plus £3.60 flat fee. Which is the cheapest way of paying for the advertisement shown below?
Task A How much profit would be made? Could you have redesigned the ad to make it cheaper? How? Method A: Lines x 2.40 + 1.60 = cost Method B: Words x 0.40 + 3.60 = cost The newspaper's telephone operators use the above formula to help them calculate prices for advertisers. Workout the cheapest cost for these 3 adverts below.
Task B Workout the correct prices for these scenarios below. (You can write in the boxes!!)
I purchase an ad which is 4 lines long. What is the cost? If i use method B the cost is still the same. How many words must it contain? 



