Do you know the number of breadcrumbs Maisie had?

Year 3 showed great perseverance, good partner work and logical thinking this week as they used their mathematical skills to help Maisie the mouse solve a problem.

Can you work out how many breadcrumbs Maisie had?

Maisie had between 30 and 50 breadcrumbs.

She counted the breadcrumbs in fours and there were 2 left over.

She counted the breadcrumbs in fives and there was 1 left over.

How many breadcrumbs did Maisie have?

Have you got the answer? Ask a year 3 pupil to check if you are correct!!