© Juliet & Charles Snape 2012

**Front cover/Horse count**

There are 20 horses altogether. (15 makes up

three quarters, so a quarter is five.)

The ten hidden towers are ringed.

**Pages 2 and 3/How much off!
**The discount of 30% on the Kids’ Stuff makes the prices as follows:

(1) £1.96, (2) £1.61, (3) £2.10, (4) 1.68, (5) £1.82,

(6) £1.89, (7) £2.07, (8) 1.75, (9) £2.03

The letters by the items that cost less than £2.00 will spell out ‘pencil’.

**Pages 4 and5/Fair shares
**(1) three quarters, (2) 5, (3) 22, (4) twelfths,

(5) one sixth. The correct answers will spell out the word ‘crust’.

Pages 6 and 7/

(1) 8/12 = 2/3 (2) 3/12 = 1/4 (3) 4/10 = 2/5

Here are three possible designs for 5/8, 5/6 and 1/3 :

**Pages 8 and 9/****A route for Rufus**

3/16, 4/16 (1/4), 6/16 (3/8),1/16, 2/16 (1/8)

The letters by the sixteenths spell out ‘tower’.

(3) Jed has been imprisoned for 7 years (the longest) (4) there is a 33% chance of Frieda choosing the

correct door with the first key she tries, (5) 0.25 is left of the meal so 3/4 has been eaten, (6) the boat

has 1/8 capacity left once all the people are in the boat so its maximum is 240 kg. The secret word

spells ‘safety’.

This is a simple code, where the first letter of each word is put at its end. Beth’s message reads:

DEAR ABBEY

IT IS GREAT HERE. FAB HOTEL AND

HUGE BEACH. FOOD IS FANTASTIC.

THERE IS A BOAT TRIP TOMORROW

SO IT WILL BE AN EARLY START.

WILL WRITE AGAIN SOON.

YOUR BEST PAL

BETH

The fewest coins that the knight can have is:

19 x 50 silver groat pieces

2 x 20 silver groat pieces

10 x 1 silver groat pieces.

All the balloons will burst:

9/27, 23/69, and 14/ 42 are equivalent to 1/3.

14/28, 53/106, 38/76, and 17/34 are 1/2.

6/8, 15/20 and 36/48 are equivalent to 3/4

The knights pair up as follows:

(A) and (G), (B) and (L), (C) and (I),

(D) and (E), (H) and (J), (F) and (K)

Lady Avaline won on 18 days (she won 14 times more than Sir Bernard). Making a total of 22 days.

They left on a Sunday.

Three weeks is 21 days (Sun to Sat) and so the

22nd day is another Sunday.

Noah (lake) has painted the most (10/12),

Alice (castle) has painted more than Jake (8/12),

Lucy (forest) has painted the least (5/12),

Jake (mountain) has painted less than Alice (6/12).