NSW Maths Test Prep

This page will be a place to get an idea of what types of questions might be asked in the NSW tests later in the year. New questions will be added to the top of the page. 

If you want to try to answer them leave a comment below


In your comment write 
1) The Title of the maths problem (e.g. question one is called MARBLES)
2) Your answer
3) How you got your answer

This will be a great way for us to learn from each other and try to figure out some of the extra tricky questions.

14) SHAPES
 

13) DIVISIBILITY RULES



12) BLOCKS
 

11)SUNIL'S PATTERN



10) ROBOT



9) KEY
 



8) SQUARES


7) AROUND THE CLOCK


6) NUMBER CODE


5) MISSING NUMBER 2

7 + 9 x 6 = ? + 37

A) 133
B) 96
C) 24
D) 59


4) LINES OF SYMMETRY


3) MISSING NUMBER

4 + 7 x 4 = ? - 17

A) 44
B) 32
C) 61
D) 49


2) HUNDREDS PLACE

Which digit is in the hundreds place in 5964

A) 5
B) 9
C) 6
D) 4


1)  MARBLES

At the start of the day Kate, Pete and Sally counted their marbles. They found that Kate had three times the number of marbles that Sally had and Pete had twice the number of marbles that Sally had.

By lunchtime Pete had lost four marbles and had 34 marbles left.

How many marbles did Kate have at the start of the day?

A) 45
B) 57
C) 68
D) 76


34 comments:

  1. This is how you answer a question

    MARBLES
    The Answer
    I think this is the answer because when you multiply this by that and take away that etc etc etc

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  2. HUNDREDS PLACE
    B) 9
    The first number on the right is the ones, the second is the tens and the third is the hundreds column

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  3. MISSING NUMBER
    44
    I found that by doing 4+7=11
    And then 11x4= 44
    Oh and 44-17=27

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  4. MISSING NUMBER
    32
    I found that out by doing 4 x 7 then + 4 = 32

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  5. BEDMAS = Whenever you are doing a problem with more than one operation (+ - x /) you do it in this order

    B= Brackets (do everything in the brackets first_
    E = exponents (like squared, cubed etc- do them next)
    DM (Division and multiplication next- in the order they are in the problem)
    AS (Addition and subtraction- these are the last things to do - also in the order they appear in the problem e.g you can do subtraction before addition if that is how it is written)

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    2. To the power of 1 = alt 251 2¹
      To the power of 2 = alt 253 2²
      To the power of 3 = alt 252 2³

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  6. Ok never knew that thank you

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  7. Remember an EQUAL sign is like an old fashioned kitchen scale... it means that both sides of the equation have to balance :)

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    1. Does each side balance (equal the same thing)???

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  9. Oh yes i get it now same as cooper ^ ^ ^ ^

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    1. Does each side balance (equal the same thing)???

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  10. MISSING NUMBER
    I got 61...( with a little help from mum...)
    4+7=11x4=44, 61-17=44, so 61 ;D

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    1. You forgot to use the rule of BEDMAS (look at my explanation above)

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  11. LINES OF SYMMETRY
    I got A ( the trapezium / trapezoid )
    You can only half it one way ( vertically ) to get two identical sides

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  12. MARBLES
    I got 57 ( B )
    Pete lost 4 marbles, and had 34 left, so he had 38 at the start of the day. Pete had twice the amount of marbles that Sally has, so Sally has 38/2 = 19 marbles. Kate had three times the amount that sally had, so 19x3=>57<
    ^^^^^^^

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  13. HUNDREDS PLACE
    B, 9
    It goes ( from right to left ) thousands-(5) >hundreds<-(9) tens-(6) ones-(4)
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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    2. Yes... left to right... I was half asleep, as my brother was up in the night... wasn't thinking straight

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  14. Marbles = [b 57]
    because if Pete's lost for marbles at lunch time and it adds up to 34 it means he had 38 marbles and because he had double the amount of marbles sally had and that means she had 19 marbles and because Kate had three time's the amount sally had it equals 57


































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  21. 14) Shapes

    B) A triangle
    because there are 7 triangles and the rest there are only 6 of them.

    11) Sunils pattern
    B) multiply by 3 then subtract 3
    because if you do 4x3= 12 -3 = 9

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  22. 13)DIVISIBILITY RULES
    C)60
    because 3x20 =60, 4x15=60 and 5x12=60

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  23. Just one question: is this for the year 6 test or the year 5 test for NSW? Or is it some year 5's and some year 6's?

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