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  1. A boy and his big sister are sitting around the kitchen table chatting.

    The boy says, "If I take two years away from my age and gave them to you, you'd be twice my age."

    The sister added, "Why don't you just give me one more and then I'll be three times you age."

    How old are the siblings?

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  2. Change this into a multiplication problem; 5+5+5+5=20

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  3. You are 9 years old and your dad is 47. How old will your dad be when you are 21?

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  4. If you add 7 to this number, you get 56. What's the number?

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  5. How many sides does a hepatgon have?

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  6. How many centimetres are in a metre?

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  7. What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?

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  8. What are the next three numbers in this series: 14, 21, 28, 35,...

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  9. What are the next two numbers in this series: 2, 9, 16, 23, ...

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  10. What metric unit of length do the letters 'cm' stand for?

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  11. If 7 is transformed into 13 and 11 is changed to 21 then what does 16 become?

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  12. How do you write 23 using only the number 2?
    34 using only the number 3?
    56 using only the number 5?
    100 using only the number 9?

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  1. How do you write the number 5 in Roman numerals?

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  2. How many sides does a hexagon have?

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  3. What is the Roman numeral for 500?

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  4. Is a peck larger than a bushel?

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  5. Which number should replace the question mark? 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, ?, 59

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  6. What is a prime number?

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  7. Lilly has 15 pop can tabs and all together they equal $30. She dropped one and lost 2. She has $26 worth of pop can tabs. Explain.

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  8. A farmer has seventeen sheep. All but nine of them die. How many sheep does he have left?

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  9. How many sides does a pentagon have?

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  10. A man weighing 14 stone and his two sons weighing 7 stone each were stranded on an island. All they had to get off the island was a small boat, but it could only hold 14 stone. How did the man and his sons get off the island?

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  11. 10 candles stand burning in a dining room. A strong breeze blows in through an open window and extinguishes 3 of them. Assuming the wind doesn't extinguish any more candles, how many candles do you have left in the end?

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  12. If a movie starts in an hour and a half, how many minutes do you have to wait to see it?

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  13. Which is measured from the circle's centre: the radius or the circumference?

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