Eggs

26th May 2000 at 01:00
AGE 9-11. PUZZLES TO TEST MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - FOR THE ANSWERS TURN TO PAGE 62

Mrs Choy spent exactly pound;10 on 100 eggs for her shop.

Large eggs cost her 50p each.

Medium eggs cost her 10p each.

Small eggs cost her 5p each.

For two sizes, she bught the same number of eggs.

How many of each size did she buy?

Illustrations: Sarah Symonds

BRAINTEASER SOLUTIONS FROM PAGE 49

Solution: Eggs Ten large eggs at 50p each.

Ten medium eggs at 10p each.

80 small eggs at 5p each.


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