Hints

Welcome to the Charter Maths Hub!

Below you will find handy hints to help you get the very best out of your Summer Maths Fun booklet.

The purpose of these booklets is to keep your maths sharp over the holidays with some fun activities. The more activities you complete, the more rewards you will receive when you join us in September!

# Task A

Question 4 hintsCloseWhat coins are there?

£2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p

What is the maximum number of £2 I could have received?

If I received that many £2 coins how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of £1 I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of 50p I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of 20p I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of 10p I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of 5p I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of 2p I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

What's the maximum number of 1p I could have received?

If I receive that, how much change am I still owed?

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# Task B

Task B HintsCloseCould you start by calculating how many grams of flour are required to make all of the chocolate cupcakes?

How about the amount of flour required to make all of the blueberry muffins?

One chocolate cupcake uses 29 grams of flour, so two chocolate cupcakes use 29 x 2, and three chocolate cupcakes use 29 x 3…

How about 73 of them?

One blueberry muffin uses 42 grams of flour, so two blueberry muffins use 42x2, and three blueberry muffins use 42 x 3…

How about 57 of them?

How much flour does Sam use in total?

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# Task C

Question 1 hintsCloseTry the number 1, then try the number 2…keep going…

The largest 2 digit number is 99. You can ‘work backwards’ from this number to find the answer.

Remember your answer needs to be a whole number – it cannot be a decimal.

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Question 2 hintsCloseConvert to ml or litres.

There are 1000 ml in a litre.

Find out how much milk all the children drink.

Multiply how much one child drinks by the total number of children.

Subtract from the litres of milk at the start of the party.

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Question 3 hintsCloseWork out the total ages of all the students.

Multiply the number of students in the group by the average age.

Work out the total ages including the teacher.

Multiply the new average age by a number that is 1 more than the original group so that you’re also including the teacher!

Work out the difference between the totals for the teacher’s age.

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# Task D

Task D hintsCloseThink of a set of 3 numbers that add up to 15 (Remember you can’t use the same number twice)

Try that set going across the top

What have you got left that needs to go down the right hand side?

What about the left hand side?

What number goes at the bottom?

Do all your numbers add up to 36?

If not try these steps again with a different set of 3 numbers that add to 15

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