Monday, 16 May 2016

Red Group Maths Problem Solving



We are learning to write and solve algebraic equations.

Problem:

a)i)Joe had some cherries which he shared with 2 friends.
Joe kept 10 and he gave his friends 9 each.

How many cherries did they have altogether? __________
ii)Write an equation which gives the number of cherries altogether.


b)i)Kirsty and Julie went fishing. Kirsty caught 12 herrings and Julie caught 8.
They shared the herrings equally among their 4 cats.

How many herrings did each cat get? __________
ii)Write an equation which shows how many herrings were caught and how they were shared.

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