Christmaths Advent Calendar 2013: Day 5

This year’s Christmaths Advent Calendar will have a question for every day in December up to and including Christmas Day, each one featuring a new mathematical challenge. Can you solve this magic square? Put the remaining numbers from 0 to 15 in the 16 small squares. The sum of the four numbers in each row, […]

Christmaths Advent Calendar 2013: Day 4

This year’s Christmaths Advent Calendar will have a question for every day in December up to and including Christmas Day, each one featuring a new mathematical challenge. Mary and Jason were making propellers for their wooden helicopters. Mary put the number 1961 on her propeller and noticed that when she turned the propeller she had […]

Christmaths Advent Calendar 2013: Day 3

This year’s Christmaths Advent Calendar will have a question for every day in December up to and including Christmas Day, each one featuring a new mathematical challenge. Santa is looking for the presents in the grotto. Find the path for him starting at 3 and counting in 3s up to 300. Got an answer? Please […]

Christmaths Advent Calendar 2013: Day 2

This year’s Christmaths Advent Calendar will have a question for every day in December up to and including Christmas Day, each one featuring a new mathematical challenge. Two identical pieces of wrapping paper are arranged to overlap each other by 8cm. The length of the whole piece is 30cm. Work out the length of one […]

Christmaths Advent Calendar 2013: Day 1

This year’s Christmaths Advent Calendar will have a question for every day in December up to and including Christmas Day, each one featuring a new mathematical challenge. A length of tape is 135 centimetres long. It is cut into two pieces. The first piece is twice as long as the second piece. How long is […]

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