December Maths Challenge
Father Christmas gives each of his 8 reindeer 2 apples.
How many apples does he need?
He has 6 elves to help him load the sleigh. He gives them £5 each. How much money does it cost?
Father Christmas arrived at Tom’s house. He had 4 presents for Tom, 4 presents for Tom’s sister, Kate, 2 presents for Mum but only one present for Dad. How many presents did he leave under the tree?
1. ½ of all the carrots in the supermarket were bought to make snowman noses. If the supermarket sold 168 carrots, how many ended up as noses?
2. Emily used 5 pieces of coal for the buttons, 7 pieces of coal for the mouth and 2 for the eyes. What fraction of the coal did she use to make the mouth?
3. The scarf is 3/8s red and 5/8s yellow. If there are 16 sections on the scarf, how many are red?
In the song ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’…
What fraction of the gifts lay eggs?
What fraction of the gifts are human?
What fraction of the gifts are not living?
What fraction of the gifts may be found in a farmyard?
What fraction of the gifts are carrying musical instruments?
Express your answers in their most simplified form.
Express your answers as a decimal number.
Express your answers as a percentage.
November Maths Winners
Well done to KS1 Emily (Y1), L KS2 Gracie (Y3), UKS2 Jyan (Y6).