Problem of the Day

Friday October 17th. 2014

Rang a haon agus a dó:

Name 2 shapes that cannot roll.

A farmer had 24 cows in his herd on Monday. He bought 12 more at the mart on Tuesday, sold 10 on Wednesday and bought 5 more on Thursday. When he came home from the mart on Friday, he had 40 cows. How many did he buy on Friday?

Rang a trí agus a ceathar

Peter had €40. He spent a quarter of his money on toys and €12 on DVD's. How much money had he left?

The score in the 1971 Munster Final was:

Limerick 4-16: Tipperary 3-18.

Which team won? By how many points?

How many goals and points were scored in total?

How many years ago was 1971? If John was 9 years old in 1971, what age is he now?

Rang a cúig agus a sé

Mark has 6 coins. One third of his coins are 10c coins. The value of the 10c coins is equal to 1/8 of the total value of all the coins. What coins has he? How much money has he in total?

An orange and 2 apples cost €1. An apple and 2 oranges cost 80c. How much does an apple cost? How much does an orange cost?

A football team won two games more than it lost. If it won 3/5 of all its games, how many games did it play?