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Thursday: Miss MaryDoll's Marvellous Maths Masterclass.

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Marydoll Thu 09-Apr-20 09:12:32

Good morning all, here is today's puzzle.

I have borrowed it from someone else's maths site, so thank you Anthony, of Anthony's Mash Up.
I do not know the answer, as I haven't worked it out yet, as I have a blinding headache and working it out is making it even worse! 😫 I will leave it to all of you to have a go! wink.

What is the weight of each item?

Pantglas2 Thu 09-Apr-20 09:36:56

bottle = 12
cheese = 6
bread = 14

Bathsheba Thu 09-Apr-20 09:37:08

Wine = 12 oz
Cheese = 6 oz
Bread = 14 oz

Bathsheba Thu 09-Apr-20 09:39:02

Thanks for posting another challenge, despite having a bad head. Hope you feel better soon Miss smile

gillybob Thu 09-Apr-20 09:46:07

Sorry I’m late Miss but I was talking in another class .

Cheese is 6oz
Bread is 14oz
Ketchup is 12oz

JoyBloggs Thu 09-Apr-20 10:09:08

Bread 14
Wine 12
Cheese 6

Marydoll Thu 09-Apr-20 10:09:58

It's hay fever, causing the headache. A bit better now, thanks.

Callistemon Thu 09-Apr-20 10:47:26

Bread = 14 ozs
Wine = 12 ozs
Cheese = 6 ozs

Miss, I usually think in metric these days

Callistemon Thu 09-Apr-20 10:48:40

I've just looked at everyone else's answers after I posted mine and you can tell who the wine drinkers are grin

Callistemon Thu 09-Apr-20 10:50:00

I had a headache yesterday, Marydoll but I think it was warm so I drank two glasses of water and it did ease off.
I hope you feel better

Squiffy Thu 09-Apr-20 10:51:33

Bread = 14
Cheese = 6
Bottle = 12

Hope you feel better soon MissDoll. I'll behave today! [😇

Saxifrage Thu 09-Apr-20 10:52:27

Agree with gilly and Joy
Bread 14
Cheese 6
Wine 12

I don't like ketchup with bread and cheese!

Bathsheba Thu 09-Apr-20 10:58:05

Ketchup gilly? Isn’t it wine? Or are you just trying to get a gold star off Miss by pretending you’re not an alcy like the rest of us? Teacher’s pet! 🙄

Doodle Thu 09-Apr-20 12:29:27

Crumbs late again Miss Doll sorry. It was gillybob’s fault she was talking so someone in another class and I had to wait for her (eavesdrop on the conversation) to make sure she was alright.
I’ll sit down now and do the sums 😊

Doodle Thu 09-Apr-20 13:56:43

Miss I’ve done it. I haven’t looked at anyone’s answers. Promise
Bottle 12
Bread 14
Cheese 6

JenniferEccles Thu 09-Apr-20 13:56:58

The whole class has got it right!

We woz taught proper in our day wasn’t we?!! 😁

Doodle Thu 09-Apr-20 13:57:45

squiffy did you bring your dog to school today? 🐶

Doodle Thu 09-Apr-20 13:59:27

Sorry jennifer mine was more luck than judgement.😀

Callistemon Thu 09-Apr-20 14:19:57

We woz taught proper in our day wasn’t we?!!

JenniferEccles I don't think I woz taught that kind of exciting thing back in the Dark Ages.
It was just times tables recited every single morning.

gillybob Thu 09-Apr-20 14:28:43

Well it looks like a Heinz ketchup to me Bathsheba and whaddaya mean “an alcy like the rest of us” ? It’s been over 40 years since I was last caught sitting behind the pub wall drinking cider !

Thank you for waiting with me Doodle and yes miss it did take two of us to go . wink

JenniferEccles Thu 09-Apr-20 14:32:49

And I bet you can still recite them Callistemon can’t you? !!
We recited our tables every single morning at primary school and they kind of sank in without us realising.

Do children still do that I wonder?

Doodle Thu 09-Apr-20 14:53:46

Wot a clever class we are. Do you think Miss will give us all a gold star #everhopeful 🙂🙂

GrannySomerset Thu 09-Apr-20 15:00:59

Please miss I don’t know how to work this out (O level maths failed) so need an explanation. Then I might be able to attempt tomorrow’s puzzle. I do words rather than numbers,

Marydoll Thu 09-Apr-20 15:06:09

Gold stars for all of you.🌟

For an extra star, would anyone like to explain how they got the answer?

Gemini17892 Thu 09-Apr-20 15:12:07

Bottle =14

Doodle will you stop sucking up to
👩🏼‍🎓. 👅👅👅

You got the prize yesterday. What was it ?