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Wednesday:l Miss Marydoll’s, Wacky, Witty, Wild and Wonderful, Brain Teaser.

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Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 09:24:49

Good morning class and welcome to any newcomers. Please don't let the unruly pupils put you off! wink

As usual, please don't post the answer on the thread, as it spoils it for others. I'm happy to respond to a PM.

It's not as difficult as it looks, you will need pen and paper to work it out. 🖊📒

Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 09:36:06

If you think the main puzzle is too challenging, here are some gentler activities.

Write the numbers 1 to 16 in each of the squares below, so that each row, column and diagonal adds up to 34.

For the pedants, I know it is not a square, it's just difficult to get it right, when posting! wink

Pantglas2 Wed 29-Apr-20 09:44:35

Oh Miss these seam a licl bit ard for me an I can’t fined my Thinking 🧢.....orf to look for it in the Tuck Shop.....

Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 09:45:19

Class, we have a swot!
Mary51 has solved it already! I caught her waiting at the classroom door. 😂

gillybob Wed 29-Apr-20 09:49:31

I’ve dun numba 2 Miss but I is struglin wif numba 1.

mary51 Wed 29-Apr-20 09:51:55

Didn't know there was an opening time!

Puzzler61 Wed 29-Apr-20 10:01:00

I’m still hunting for a pen and paper Miss. I’ve bin tidying up yesterday and can’t find anything! Well done Mary51 🌟

Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 10:12:44

Mary, the opening time is when I get my self sorted, it varies!

Bathsheba Wed 29-Apr-20 10:24:35

Yore spendin two mutch tim in that tuk shop Pantglas. If yore not caerfel yoo won evn be abel to fit threw the clarsrum dore any moor. Then yoo won be aloud to ave all them monniter bajs shock

Miss, Miss, I've dun em Miss. Ive pee emmd yoo wiv my arnser to the bruvvers one an Ive dun the number skwares too. Can I av sum of Pantglas's bajs pls?

Callistemon Wed 29-Apr-20 10:34:35

It's not as difficult as it looks

Your kidding me Miss

Ok, that was cheeky, I know ....

Puzzler61 Wed 29-Apr-20 10:37:25

I‘ve dun the gentle puzzles Miss - but can I have my bottle of milk please before trying that main one? It’s hard.
Who’s milk monitor today? Can I be on the rota please?

Puzzler61 Wed 29-Apr-20 10:39:14

And if you’re going in the tukshop Pantglas can you bring me a Curly wurly please? Might make me brain cells perk up.

Doodle Wed 29-Apr-20 10:55:07

Mornin evrywun.
Mary51 u mus be very clevr. 😊
Don’t tell pantglas but I’ve hidn er thinking cap in the broom cupd. She don ever tidy up so she won look for it there. Hee hee 😊gilly don go an tell er will you.
Goin try sums now.

gillybob Wed 29-Apr-20 10:59:06

Was my numbas rite Miss ? I’ve been a bit side twact as thers been a baybee born and I fink it’s the pry minstas.

Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 11:13:49

Sorry class, I've got caught up in something. I will be back later. Miss MDx

Pantglas2 Wed 29-Apr-20 11:37:28

Ere’s the CurlyWirlies for us wot can’t be bovvered with sums an ard fings today 🍭🍬🍡

As Tuck Shop Monitor one of my dwties is checcin daytes in case thay as gon orf an shayr em wiv fwends wot is mafematicly chalenjed lyk me!

Puzzler61 Wed 29-Apr-20 12:09:32

Have we got plenty curly wurly’s in the tuk shop cos my sister says “a curly wurly a day keeps the doctor away”. I think she says curly wurly’s .......... but it might ‘av bin apple 🍏

Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 12:10:40

I'm back, for a quick visit. I hope you are all working hard.

Gilly 🍎 🌟 for being first to solve the square.
Bathsheba 🍎
Callistemon 🍎

Well done!

Puzzler61 Wed 29-Apr-20 12:29:42

I’ve p m’d you Miss with Number squares answers, but I haven’t a scooby about the Brothers main question. I think I need eggstra lessons as we didn’t cover that sort of Maths when I wuz at Skool.

Marydoll Wed 29-Apr-20 12:35:29

Puzzler 🍎 for the square.


The age of each brother is counted a total of three times in the sums above (each brother is excluded from one of the four sums).

Doodle Wed 29-Apr-20 13:11:28

miss I dun the bruvvers.

Doodle Wed 29-Apr-20 13:14:59

pantglas can I have a curly wirly pls. I need sus tin unce I fink?

Missedout Wed 29-Apr-20 13:29:04

Miss, been in detention today. It wasn't me what dunnit but I fort I'd try and get in you're good books so I had a go and PMd you.

Doodle Wed 29-Apr-20 13:34:03

I tri in to get in Miss’ good books too Missedout coz I’ve bin a bit norty. But I dun all my sums tooday and sended my wok to Miss for markin.

willa is you where yet? Miss I goin to look out the windou to see if willa’s cumin yet.

Doodle Wed 29-Apr-20 13:35:33

puzzler is scooby yor dog? squiffy as a dog.