Thursday, 4 March 2021

Maths at home!

How many bottles of spice and herbs does this rack hold?
How many on each shelf?
Can you write a multiplication sum?
Do you notice anything about the order?

Bobby eats a tin of dog food every day. How many does he eat in a week?
How many will he eat in March?
Dog food costs €0.60 per tin. How much will it cost for a week?

i bought 2 bags of sunflower hearts.
It costs €24 per bag.
How much did I pay?
A bag of sugar weighs a kilo. How many bags of sugar would be needed to balance this bag?

I love coffee! How many stickers do I need to collect to get a free coffee?
Coffee in Mc Donalds costs €2. How much do I pay before I get a free coffee?

How many eggs do you think are in this basket?
Eggs come in boxes of 6. I usually buy 2 boxes at a time. How many eggs is that?
Do  you know another name for that umber?
I pay €3.50 for 6 eggs. How much for 2 boxes? what change will I get from €10? 

How many strings on my cello?
There are 6 cellists in the orchestra. How many cello strings is that?
I need new strings. They cost €50 each. How much for a new set?

How many strings on my guitar?
I ordered a new set of strings this morning. They will take 10 days to arrive in the post. When will I get them?


Friday, 8 November 2019

Lauren's question

My questions for Maths Eyes is how many lines is on this leaf ?
And another question is a leaf oval ? 
are the lines vertical or horizontal on a leaf ?
And if you multiply the amount of lines by 2 what do you get ?

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Maths Eyes

1. Estimate how many yellow bottle caps are on this frame.
2. What is the most common colour on this frame?
3. What animals and insects can you see?
1. What three numbers are being covered?
2. If you were to add the covered numbers what would you get?
3. How much more would you need to get to 20?
1. How many crosses can you see?
2. What is the ratio of boys to girls?
3. If there was one more girl, what would the ratio of boys to girls be?
1. If there are 14 leaves on each branch and there is 87 branches on the tree how many leaves are there?
2. If a gardener cuts off 14 branches how many leaves are there now?
3. If the same gardener give the tree magic juice and it grows back 6 more branches how many leaves are there?

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

maths Eyes


                                               WHAT TYPE OF TRIANGLE IS THIS ?
1. How many letters are symmetrical?

2. If you add the numbers in the year together what does it make?

3. How many words can you find in the word 'national'?

1. How many right angles are on the top row of cubes?

2. Name all of the angles you can see?

3. How many shapes can you see on our picture?
                                             HOW MANY ANGLES IS THERE?

Maths eyes

                                        1. How many squares can you see ?
                                  2. How many right angles can you see?
                                         3. How many lines can you see ?
                                    4.How many trees can you see in the background?
If the glass and the red is the window what percent of the window is red?
1. How many different types of angles can you see?
2. How many shapes can you see?

how many squares is there?
what angle can you see ?
how many triangles can be made with the squares there ?

Monday, 19 October 2015

Whose Fish???

There are five houses in a row and in five different colours.

In each house lives a person from a different country.

Each person drinks a certain drink, plays a certain sport, and keeps a certain pet.
No two people drink the same drink, play the same sport, or keep the same pet.
    • The Brit lives in a red house
    • The Swede keeps dogs
    • The Dane drinks tea
    • The green house is on the left of the white house
    • The green house owner drinks coffee
    • The person who plays polo rears birds
    • The owner of the yellow house plays hockey
    • The man living in the house right in the centre drinks milk
    • The Norwegian lives in the first house
    • The man who plays baseball lives next to the man who keeps cats
    • The man who keeps horses lives next to the one who plays hockey
    • The man who plays billiards drinks beer
    • The German plays soccer
    • The Norwegian lives next to the blue house
    • The man who plays baseball has a neighbour who drinks water.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Birthday headscratcher!

Albert and Bernard just become friends with Cheryl, and they want to know when her birthday is. Cheryl gives them a list of 10 possible dates:

May 15May 16May 19
June 17June 18
July 14July 16
August 14August 15August 17

Cheryl then tells Albert and Bernard separately the month and the day of her birthday respectively.
Albert: “I don’t know when Cheryl’s birthday is, but I know that Bernard does not know too.”
Bernard: “At first I don’t know when Cheryl’s birthday is, but I know now.”
Albert: “Then I also know when Cheryl’s birthday is.”
So when is Cheryl’s birthday?