Solve it..!

Numeracy problems to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3

 Key Stage 1  Solve it...!     Pencil Cases

Ben has a blue pencil case, Ruby has a red pencil case and Peter has a purple pencil case.

Altogether, the children have 10 pencils in their cases.

If Ben has 1 pencil more than Ruby and Ruby has 3 pencils less than Peter, can you work out how many pencils each child owns?

 Key Stage 2 & 3    Solve it...!     Goldilocks and the 3 Bears

You are helping to set up a story for the Reception class, the teacher asks you to arrange the figures of Goldilocks and The Three Bears around the for the start of the lesson. This gives you a problem. Who sits next to whom and who sits opposite whom?

How many different ways can Goldilocks and the 3 Bears sit on the four chairs?

 Links on this page: Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 Key Stage 3

 The answers are variable

These problems were sourced by North East Lincolnshire's Numeracy Team
With Special thanks to 'Mathematical Snacks' by Jon Millington

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