The Lower Juniors have been having a go at solving some logic problems in their Big Problem work. This week their homework task is to solve a new problem but also to have a go at posting some problems of their own for other Junior children (and their teachers!) to solve. Lower Juniors, we look forward to the challenge!

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Here’s an example of a more simple one to get you started! Clara, Betsy, Tom and Dean were all born in 1998. Their birthdays are the 28th June, 19th January, 4th November and 30th April but not in that order. Use the clues below to work out who was born when:

• Clara’s birthday is the next one after Tom’s

• It is a girl who has a November birthday

• Betsy’s birthday is on the last day of a month

There are two doors; one leads to death and one leads to freedom but they both have guards. One always lies and the other one always tells the truth but you don’t know which ones which.

You can ask the guards one question but what question?

Sort the words out below and you will find the answer!

the would other which guard threw me the tell was right to door go

write down the words seperately to help!

Betsy,Louis,Clair and Ellie have been to a race. Using the clues to help work out the places they came.

Betsy had a red car and Louis had green

A child with a yellow car won

Clairs car was the darkest colour of them all

Betsy came after Ellie

Clair was last place

Deans birthday is first : 19th January 1998

Betsys birthday is second : 30th April 1998

Toms birthday is third : 28th June 1998

Claras birthday is fourth : 4th November 1998

Ellie came first, Betsy came second, Louis came third and Clara came fourth ( last ! )

There are 2 exits to a life of fear and lonliness and 1 exit to the best life you have dremed of. However, you are unable to know which door is which! There are math answers on each door, and you can choose the answer to freedom. You are given this question:

What is 12 x 3 + 22 – 3?

The doors answers are:

55

34

21

Choose wisely…..

Zara,Amy,Rose,Evie and Sophie are in a school race.It was very close!Can you help them try and work it out?

Amy came before Evie.

Zara came first.

Rose came after Evie.

Sophie came last.

It is great to see some of you having a go at these problems as well as posting your own! Keep up the great work.

If I had 99 sweets and I bought 55 more sweets what would be the answer.

Problem to solve!!

If I bought a pen for £1.39 and I gave £2.00 to the manager, how much change would I recieve?

Answer for Lauren’s challenging question: 61p

Answer for Mason’s tricky question:154 sweets.

Answer for Kate’s puzzeling:Zara,Amy,Evie,Rose,Sophie.

If one bag of sweets cost £1.75 and he gave the shop keeper £3.25 how much change would i then receive?

Annabelle, the answer is 53. It was a tough decision but…

I AM FREE!!! 😉

If my dog ate 367g of dog food and my cat ate 256g how much would it be in kg if you add them toghether.?