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Maths Problems of the week

1) A Butcher at the butcher shop is six feet tall and wears size 10 shoes. What does he weigh?
2) A farmer has 19 sheep on his land. One day, a big storm hits and all but seven run away. How many sheep does the farmer have left?
3) Your sock drawer only contains 18 white socks and 18 blue socks. How many times do you need to reach inside the drawer and take out a sock to guarantee a matching pair?
4) You planted sunflower seeds in your back garden. Every day, the number of flowers doubles. If it takes 52 days for the flowers to fill the garden, how many days would it take for them to fill half the garden?
5) Using only addition, how can you use eight eights to get the number 1,000?
6) When Ashley was 15, her mother was 37. Now, her mother is twice her age. How old is Ashley?



Answer to last week maths problem is 119

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