 ## Maths Challenge

Maths Challenge

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please find below some ‘Five a Day Maths Challenge’ activities for the boys to complete.  They can complete one challenge each day.

Kind regards,

Mrs. O’ Dwyer, Ms. Blount, Ms. Kelly

Week 1

Monday

1. 15 – 9 = ____
2. 7 + 7 + 7 = 3 x 7 = ____
3. 800, 750, ____, 650, 600
4. 7 x 6 = ____
5. 600 – 240 = ____

Tuesday

1. 50cm – 25cm = ___
2. Sum of 9 and 3 = ___
3. 24 ÷ 4 = ___
4. Using 4, 1 and 8, make the smallest number possible = ____
5. 45 + 15 = ____

Wednesday

1. 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 = ___ x 4
2. 262, 242, 222, ____, 182
3.  of 60 = ___
4. 693 – 453 = ___
5. 83 + 9 = ___

Thursday

1. 71 x 10 = ___
2. 800 – 370 = ___
3. €11.50 – €2.50 = ___
4.  of 24 = ___
5. 37 + 13 = ___

Friday

1. How many rods are needed to make a metre using 20cm rods?
2. Emily had 24 balloons.  She tied them into groups of 3 balloons.  How many groups did she have?
3. 6 boys had 6 pencils each.  How many pencils altogether?
4. Debbie has 85c and Suzy had 14c.  How much did they have altogether?
5. How much change would Ben get from €1.00 if he spent 65c?

Week 2

Monday

1. 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 = 4 x 10 = ___
2. 27 ÷ 3 = ___
3.  of 8 = ___
4. 80 minutes  = ___ hours  ___ minutes
5. Take 8 from 17 = ___

Tuesday

1. 505, 515, 525, 535, ___, 555
2. 620 + 180 = ___
3. 30 ÷ 6 = ___
4. 6 x 9 = ___
5.  of 32 = ___

Wednesday

1. 47 + 9 = ___
2. 1, 2, 4, 8, ___, 32
3. 903 c = €___
4. 8 x 9 = ___
5. 18 ÷ 6 = ___

Thursday

1. 180 – 110 = ___
2. 6, 12, 18, 24, ___, 36
3.  of 40  = ___
4. Using 6, 9 and 3, make the largest number possible = ___
5. 7 x 4 = ___

Friday

1. Fred has 24 apples.  Dana has 13 apples.  How many fewer has Dana?
2. Declan woke up at 6.30am.  He left the house 2 hours later.  What time did he leave the house?
3. One bag of apples costs €2.50.  How much for 3 bags of apples?
4. Trousers are €60.  Shirts are €25.  How much altogether?
5. Bill has 28 crayons.  He divides them into groups of 4 crayons.  How many groups has he?