# 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.

Hints and Tips

2. Use 3 objects as “baskets” and 10 objects as “eggs”. Use these to explore!
3. Think about the meaning of the words “more” and “fewer”.
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.
How many eggs are in each basket?

### 8 thoughts on “Maths Challenge – How many eggs are in each basket?”

• 22nd March 2020 at 12:02 pm

Brown = 3
Red = 2
Pink = 5

By Matthew
Teresa Class Year 2

• 23rd March 2020 at 11:20 am

• 22nd March 2020 at 9:06 pm

Brown 3 eggs
Red 2 eggs
Pink 5 eggs
From Jahnavi

• 23rd March 2020 at 11:22 am

Well Done Jahnavi!
Keep up the good work.

• 26th March 2020 at 2:40 pm

Brown ðŸ¥šðŸ¥šðŸ¥š
Red ðŸ¥šðŸ¥š
Pink ðŸ¥šðŸ¥šðŸ¥šðŸ¥šðŸ¥š Nihal kamal year 2

• 27th March 2020 at 2:21 pm

Well done Nihal.