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Problem of the week

Every week, a "problem of the week" is made available. There is one problem set for Grades 4 & 5, and another one for Grades 6 & 7. The  best solution in each grade is awarded a packet of smarties or astros.

All problems can be solved without needing High School algebra! In particular,

Gr 4 & 5 problems can be solved without any algebra.

2024 Problems

Latest problem
22 - 25 July

Winning entries

[Number of entries in brackets]

#1 (34)

Ryler Knighton-Fitt 4.2, Mia van As 5.1, Sarah van Zyl 6.1

#2 (62)

Logan George 4.2, James von Klemperer 5.2, Daniel vd Watt 6.2, Eli Rousseau 7.4

#3 (90)

Sasha Stringer 3.1, Max Cowan 4.2, Fatima Parker 5.3, Haley Cowan 6.3, Ethan September 7.1

#4 (57)

Ben Scaife 3.3, Benjamin O'Sullivan 4.2, Arthur Ashley 5.1, Ivy Williams 6.2

#5 (64)

Roshan Phipps 3.1, James Morison 4.1, Sierra Hawke 5.2, Daniel van der Watt 6.2, Ben Dennis 7.4

#6 (53)

Qinmeng Liu 4.4, Arthur Ashley 5.1, Caleb Palmer 6.1, Ruby Chen 7.2

#7 (63)

Lucy van der Watt 3.3, Ava Collen 4.1, Aaron Fels 5.2, Emma Flisberg 6.1, Matt Johnston 7.4

#8 (24)

Philip Spruyt 3.1, Sophie Nixon 4.3, Ivy Williams 6.2

#9 (39)

Emily Elsworth 3.1, Jesse Johnson 4.3, Sophie Marshall 5.3, Hannah Burnstone 6.2, Jonah Futter 7.4

#10 (91)

Isla Raad 3.3, Grayson Carpenter 4.3, Kate Lowry 5.2, Luke Small 6.2, Kaeli Gaussen 7.3

#11 (73)

Cody Painter 3.3, Jack Hampton 4.1, Ava Scott 5.1, Declan James 6.2, Ben Dennis 7.4

#12 (36)

Lucy van der Watt 3.3, Kate Roux 4.1, Kaitlin Adams 5.2, Sarah van Zyl 6.1

#13 (40)

Sasha Stringer 3.1, Alastair Mullins 4.2, James von Klemperer 5.2, Haley Cowan 6.3

#14 (31)

Jesssica Franklin 4.1, Katie Wates 5.4

#15 (51)

Miles Bowden 3.1, Lily Scaife 4.4, Sierra Hawke 5.2, Ivy Williams 6.2, Holly Walmsley 7.1

#16 (31)

Sam Klaasen 3.1, Jaxon Williams 4.1, Sophie Marshall 5.3, Sarah van Zyl 6.1

#17 (24)

Matthew Kessler 4.4, Adam Harris 5.1, Haley Cowan 6.3, Jonah Futter 7.4

#18 (46)

Philip Spruyt 3.1, Zaydan Jacobs 4.3, Fatima Parker 5.3, Caleb Palmer 6.1

#19 (74)

Kaeden Adams 3.3, Cullum Michelsen 4.3, Catherine Boender 5.1, Ivy Williams 6.2, Finley Gelderblom 7.4

#20 (29)

Lucy van der Watt 3.3, Ryan Beukes 4.1, Cayden Diedericks 5.1, Emma Flisberg 6.1

 

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