2017 Advent Calendar: Day 31 minute read

Day 3

“Listen! You will become pregnant and have a baby boy. You will name him Jesus.”

Luke 1:31

Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below):

Yesterday, we learnt that Santa needs to buy each of his 9 reindeer 5 bags of carrots, 3 barrels of water and 4 sugar cubes each day.

If a bag of carrots costs £2.50, a barrel of water costs £3.50 and a sugar cube costs 75p:

  1. How much would Santa be spending on each reindeer a day?
  2. How much in total per day for all the reindeer?


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  1. Trevor Fewster
    Monday, December 4th 2017 @ 07:47

    He would spend £26 (£2.50 x 5, £3.50 x 3, £0.75 x 4)

    Total for the week is £26 x 9 = £234

    • Mr Pitts
      Monday, December 4th 2017 @ 10:01

      Excellent working!

  2. Alex Hainsworth
    Tuesday, December 5th 2017 @ 07:57

    Hi dudes I am currently working it out ❗️