October 22

Maths Week 2021 – Final answers

Well done to everyone who particiapted at home with the Maths puzzles.

We hope you had lots of fun along the way.

We are very proud of our 2nd to 6th class pupils who did really well in the Ireland Rocks 2021 competition and again we hope you had fun  while practising your tables through games.

Múinteoir Deborah

 

Here are the solutions to today’s puzzles

1 The first tank to fill up will be the third one, then the fourth and further the second and the first.

2  Answer: 840

Each number is found by multiplying the number that corresponds to its step by the number that precedes it.

 

 

 

October 21

Maths Week 2021 Day 4

Answers to yesterday’s Puzzles

When it is 9 AM, add 5 hours to it and you will get 2 PM.

2 If you look carefully at the image, you’ll see that the dots are placed in intersection of many circles.

So, The correct answer is 12.

 

Today’s Puzzles

1 How many times does the digit 5 occur in the numbers from 1 to 100?

2 What is the number of parking space containing the car?

Easy math puzzle

October 19

Maths Week 2021 Day 2

Answers to yesterday’s puzzles.

Answer 1   ;  3   – The grandfather is also a father and the father is also a son.

Answer 2   ;   666+ 66+ 6+ 6+ 6 =750

Answer 3   ;  Zero

 

Day 2 Puzzle

  1         You are all alone in a dark room with a match and matchbox. Nearby you have 3 objects: a candle, an oil lamp and a log of firewood. Which thing do you light first?

 

 

   

 

 

 

October 18

Maths Week 2021 Day 1

As part of Maths Week 2021 we invite every family to work together to solve the following riddles/puzzles. Please leave answers in the comment box throughout the week. There are no prizes – it is all just a bit of fun because Maths is fun! Check out the blog each day for new puzzles and answers to previous puzzles.

Please remember to keep your MATHS EYES nice and wide throughout this week especially because Maths is everywhere!!

We hope 2nd to 6th class pupils enjoy their Ireland Rocks 2021 competition where they can practise their tables online with their peers through games.

Enjoy,

Múinteoir Deborah

 

Puzzle 1

A grandfather, two fathers and two sons went to the cinema together and everyone bought one movie ticket each. How many tickets did they buy in total?

Puzzle 2

How can you add eight 6s together so that the total adds up to 750?

Puzzle 3

If you multiply this number by any other number, the answer will always be the same. What number is this?