Maths Challenge – How many eggs are in each basket?
There are three baskets – a brown one, a red one and a pink one.
The baskets hold a total of ten eggs all together.
The brown basket has one more egg in it than the red basket.
The red basket has three eggs fewer than the pink basket.
Hints and Tips
- Start with one basket. What could be in another basket?
- Use 3 objects as “baskets” and 10 objects as “eggs”. Use these to explore!
- Think about the meaning of the words “more” and “fewer”.
- Use these sentences to help you with the platinum challenge:
There are 3 baskets, a (colour).one, a (colour) one and a (colour) one, holding a total of (number of) eggs.The (colour) basket has (number) more egg in it than the (colour) basket.The (colour) basket has (number) eggs fewer than the (colour) basket.How many eggs are in each basket?
8 thoughts on “Maths Challenge – How many eggs are in each basket?”
Brown = 3
Red = 2
Pink = 5
Teresa Class Year 2
Well Done Matthew! I knew you would start with your Maths.
Brown 3 eggs
Red 2 eggs
Pink 5 eggs
Well Done Jahnavi!
Keep up the good work.
Pink 🥚🥚🥚🥚🥚 Nihal kamal year 2
Well done Nihal.
Great job Nihal. look forward to seeing you soon. Keep working hard at home. Miss Battams 🙂
Well done Jahnavi and Matthew for completing the bronze level question!