## Tuesday, October 13, 2015

### Problem of the Day Wednesday

Problem of the Day Wednesday October 14th.

5th & 6th classes: It's Alan's birthday and he's having a party.

Seven other people will attend. Everyone will sit around the table. The seating arrangements are as follows.

Amy and Alan sit together.
Charles sits next to either Debbie or Emily.
Frances sits next to Debbie.
Amy and Alan do not sit next to either Brad or Beth.
Brad does not sit next to Charles or Frances.
Debbie and Emily do not sit next to each other.
Alan does not sit next to either Debbie or Emily.
Amy does not sit next to Charles.

Where should everyone sit?

Guests: Amy, Brad, Beth, Charles, Debbie, Emily, Frances

Problem of the Day

Wednesday October 14th.

3rd and 4th classes: Eamon De Valera was born on October 14th 1882. If he were alive, what age would he be today?

What age was he when he took part in the Easter Rising of 1916? (Think carefully about this)

He was President from 1959 to 1973. For how long was he President?

1st & 2nd classes:     Which numbers come next? 3, 5,  7, 9, - , - .

An apple costs 5c. An orange costs 6c.

How much for 2 apples?

How much for 3 oranges?

How much for 3 apples and 2 oranges?

How much will 5 oranges cost? How many apples can you buy for the price of 5 oranges?