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Saturday's Maths Brainteasers, please have a go! 🤯

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Marydoll Sat 04-Apr-20 07:34:20

Good morning all, today brings another teaser, which is not meant to be taken too seriously.
It may cause some controversy, as depending on how you interpret it, there are two possible answers.
Good luck and be gentle with me!

Marydoll Sat 04-Apr-20 07:35:17

PS, just answers for now, to give everyone a chance to have a go.

Pantglas2 Sat 04-Apr-20 07:46:16

14

tanith Sat 04-Apr-20 08:08:54

16

yggdrasil Sat 04-Apr-20 08:08:55

12

Bathsheba Sat 04-Apr-20 08:09:51

14

littleflo Sat 04-Apr-20 08:15:24

I make it 13. I think you have to enlarge the puzzle to see it clearly.

Auntieflo Sat 04-Apr-20 08:15:32

15

littleflo Sat 04-Apr-20 08:16:56

Oops I mean 14, can neither type or add up correctly.

LullyDully Sat 04-Apr-20 08:17:00

16

Whitewavemark2 Sat 04-Apr-20 08:18:56

16

LullyDully Sat 04-Apr-20 08:19:37

Oops14 on another glance.

MissAdventure Sat 04-Apr-20 08:20:01

15

Sar53 Sat 04-Apr-20 08:22:00

15

Buffybee Sat 04-Apr-20 08:22:15

Fourteen 🤔

Marydoll Sat 04-Apr-20 08:24:58

YOU NEED TO CLICK ON THE IMAGE OF THE PUZZLE TO ENLARGE IT

Otherwise, you may not notice that all is not as it seems.

suziewoozie Sat 04-Apr-20 08:29:02

14

Grannynannywanny Sat 04-Apr-20 08:29:12

15

Sparkling Sat 04-Apr-20 08:29:43

Are these sort of puzzles used in today's exams , I would fail miserably.

annsixty Sat 04-Apr-20 08:30:41

15

Grannynannywanny Sat 04-Apr-20 08:34:10

Changed my mind, I’m saying final answer 14

monk08 Sat 04-Apr-20 08:35:42

14

Marydoll Sat 04-Apr-20 08:37:46

Sparkling, these types of questions are a combination of algebra and problem solving.

I would hope wouldn't fail in my class, as I would have taught you lots of strategies and demonstrated lots of examples, before expecting you to solve it.
Initially, I would pair children up to talk about how to solve it and then share with the rest of the class, so no pressure! ☺️

downtoearth Sat 04-Apr-20 08:42:09

13 there are only 3 bananas

mumu54 Sat 04-Apr-20 08:44:34

14