Week 4 - Challenges for Year 5 and P6

Friday is challenge day on Bitesize Daily!

We've partnered with White Rose Maths to create a series of challenges to test your problem-solving skills. Each one gets a bit more difficult, so see how many you and your family can do together!

Let us know how you're getting on @bbcbitesize and @White Rose Maths with the hashtag #BitesizeChallenge.

Challenge 1

Eric bakes these two trays of muffins.

He eats 2 muffins.

His dad eats 3 muffins.

His sister eats 4 muffins.

How many muffins does he have left?

Challenge 2

Lola buys this key ring.

Her mum gives a quarter of the money.

She pays for the rest herself.

How much does she pay herself?

Challenge 3

How old is the teacher?

Challenge 4

Ten trees are planted in a row.

The trees are spaced out equally.

The distance between the fourth and sixth tree is 8 metres.

What is the distance between the first and last tree?

Challenge 5

Filip has these five digit cards.

He uses all of the cards to make a three-digit number and a two-digit number.

He multiplies the two numbers together and the answer is 15,741.

What are the two numbers Filip makes?

Challenge 6

Here are two identical rectangles.

The length of each rectangle is double its width.

Work out the coordinates of point C.

As a rough guide of difficulty level:

  • Challenge 1 and 2 are suitable for ages 5 to 7.

  • Challenge 3 to 6 are suitable for ages 7 to 11.

We want everyone to get involved with challenge day, so work together to solve as many as you can and share your solutions!


Challenge 1 - 3 muffins

Challenge 2 - 15 pence

Challenge 3 - 24-years-old

Challenge 4 - 36 metres

Challenge 5 - 583 and 27

Challenge 6 - (15, 4)

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