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Queensmead Primary Academy

Maths Challenges

Could you be a Maths Detective?

Every month we set a new Maths challenge for pupils to take part in. Some of these can be done at home with their Parents/Carers. All entries need to placed in the box next to the Maths Detective display. 

Why not have a go with your child this month?

Don't forget to put your entries in the box before the deadline, or use the entry form opposite.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, please submit your entry for this months challenge using the online Maths Challenge entry form on the top right of this page.
September 2020

How many triangles can you see in this picture?


Friday 25th September    
July 2020

How many toes can you see? How many feet?

How many hands? How many fingers?

How many fingers and toes in total?

What is the easiest way to solve this problem?

Friday 21st August. 

There are 30 toes and 6 feet. 

There are 31 hands and 155 fingers

Congratulations to the following children who found all of the correct answers and were able to show their working out.

Caiden in Yr 3, Oumar in F2 and Lucy in Yr 4.

Many children answered part of the question correctly. 

Well done to all.