Question of the month
Fred saved £16 per week for a whole year. How much has he saved by 31 December?
487 people attended a concert, each paying £38 for a ticket. How much money did the ticket office take?
With 24 hours in a day, how many hours are there in a non-leap year?
(Courtesy of “I used to know that Maths” by Daniel Smith - Quiz 10)
A little bit of fun
On arriving at the party the six guests all say “Hello” to each other once.
On leaving the party the six guests all shake hands with each other once.
How many handshakes is that in total, and how many “Hello’s”?
My brother is less than 70 years old.
The number of his age is equal to five times the sum of its digits. In 9 years time the order of the digits of his age now will be reversed.
How old is my brother now?
(Courtesy of “The Complete book of Fun Maths” by Philip Carter & Ken Russell)