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GoodFriday: Miss MaryDoll's Marvellous Maths

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Marydoll Fri 10-Apr-20 08:55:14

Good morning class. Here is today's puzzle, borrowed from CoolMaths4Kids.
Good for keeping children busy and using their brain during lockdown.

gillybob Fri 10-Apr-20 08:58:56

Can’t quite make it out MissDoll is that a minus sign ?

Bathsheba Fri 10-Apr-20 09:01:25

Octagon = 6
Triangle = 2
Circle = 1
Square = 4

Marydoll Fri 10-Apr-20 09:02:56

Yes Gilly, a minus sign on both.

gillybob Fri 10-Apr-20 09:12:58

Had to use pen and paper for this one MissDoll blush
Can’t quite make out the shapes on my phone but .....

Orange triangle = 2
Green blob = 6
Blue blob = 1
Purple square = 4

Pantglas2 Fri 10-Apr-20 09:19:00

I did it by colours as well Gillybob- wasn’t sure about circles/ovals.

Marydoll Fri 10-Apr-20 12:37:04

Here is another teaser. Sorry it's bit difficult to read. Please click on it to enlarge.

CraftyGranny Fri 10-Apr-20 12:56:01

Assuming that these are three choices for his execution, I think the room with armed men. The death would hopefully be quick, then feed the man to the lion, burn the bones in the furnace! wink

Marydoll Fri 10-Apr-20 12:59:29

There is a trick in the question. wink

CraftyGranny Fri 10-Apr-20 13:02:36

On second thoughts, perhaps the room with the lions, as they are probably dead, having not been fed for a year?

Squiffy Fri 10-Apr-20 13:11:59

The room with lions! 😉

CraftyGranny Fri 10-Apr-20 14:10:51

Please Miss can we have a clue?

CraftyGranny Fri 10-Apr-20 14:44:44

I'm going to thqueam and thqueam until I'm thick. Is it home time yet?

Marydoll Fri 10-Apr-20 14:51:06

CraftyGranny it's too early for the solution and where is your answer to the main puzzle?

You can thqueam and thqueam all you like. I have my ear defenders on. 🤭

HAZBEEN Fri 10-Apr-20 15:07:00

Sorry I am late Miss Doll, I had a delivery from Tesco (boasting!).

Circle = 1
Triangle = 2
Square = 4
Octagon = 6

The room with the lions because they would be dead after being starved for years.

Doodle Fri 10-Apr-20 15:10:40

Sorry I’m lat too Miss ....I was helping Hazbeen with her shopping 😉

HAZBEEN Fri 10-Apr-20 15:18:02

Doodle where are my bottles of wine? You were supposed to put them in the fridge! And I cant find my chocolate!

Doodle Fri 10-Apr-20 15:20:28

First bit of question 1
Hexagon 6, square 4, triangle 2 and circle 1

Doodle Fri 10-Apr-20 15:24:35

Oh both parts the same answer.
Now to the second question.

I’d say the lions because if they’ve been starving for years they’re probably dead. 🙂
Please Miss is your headache better today? Would you like me to stay at home so I don’t bring on your migraine? 🙃

Doodle Fri 10-Apr-20 15:26:41

blush well I thought I deserved something for helping you hazbeen. Besides it’s not good for you to drink alcohol at your age is it Miss? 😀

HAZBEEN Fri 10-Apr-20 15:34:20

But I bought you an Easter egg!

Doodle Fri 10-Apr-20 15:43:08

Oh! 😱 blush sorry. Here you can have your wine and chocolate back.......I’ve only had one glass..wine ......and a nibble off the end of the chocolate 🍫 🥺

HAZBEEN Fri 10-Apr-20 15:48:56

Thats ok Doodle thank you for helping anyway! Now I suppose you want thhat Easter Egg? Did I tell you it was only a creme one?!

Marydoll Fri 10-Apr-20 15:51:52

What about My Easter egg?

Doodle Fri 10-Apr-20 15:58:49

Psst Hazbeen did we get one for Miss? 😱. I tell you what, Miss has been so good to us, let’s give her a day off being naughty and you can give her my Easter egg. How’s that. 😊