# This Math lesson is on Numeracy and Problem Solving (a test)

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Math

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Numeracy and Problem Solving
by Martyn Steel
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1. What is the missing sign here? 132 ? 12 = 11.

2. Instead of 326 x 45, a pupil copied down by mistake 326 x 54. By how much was the answer too big?

3. Find the product of 14-2 and 9

4. Cancel 24/84 down to its lowest terms

5. What is 75% of \$13?

6. Place the following fractions in order from the smallest to the largest: 11/15, 67/90, 23/30, 34/45.

7. In a school there are 237 more girls than boys. The number of boys is 369. How many children are there in the school?

8. A clock gains 3 minutes every hour. If it shows the right time at midnight, what time will it show at noon the following day?

9. Change 68/9 to a mixed number.

10. By how much is 48 x 6-5 more than 48 x 6?

11. From 5 score take 2 dozen. (a score = 20, a dozen = 12)

12. How many days are there in September, October, November and December added together?

13. Write the next fraction in the series: 12/11, 11/10, 10/9, 9/8,

14. Multiply -6 by itself.

15. Multiply the number of this sum you are doing by 12.

16. If there are 60 nails in a Ã‚Â¼ lb packet, how many are there in 3 lb?

17. An exercise book contains 120 pages with 20 lines on each page. If you wrote 7 words per line on an average, how many words would there be when the book was full?

18. What number divided by 12 gives an answer 5 and a remainder of 7?

19. Add the difference between 16 and 20 to their sum.

20. If a pupil divides 1,896 by 24, instead of multiplying it by 24, by how much is the answer too small?

Answers: 1. X 2. 2,934 3. 108 4. 2/7 5. \$9.75 6. 11/15, 67/90, 34/45, 23/30 7. 975 8. 1.48pm 9. 7 and 5/9ths 10. 24 11. 76 12. 122 13. 8/7 14. 36 15. 180 16. 720 17. 16,800 18. 67 19. 40 20. 45,425

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