Easy Questions Evil Answers
Suitable for ages 9 upwards
Have you got a question bothering you that seems nice and easy, and yet nobody will give you an answer? It's probably because even though the question might look easy, the answer is EVIL!
Don't worry. In this book Murderous Maths takes on the questions that nobody else dares to touch and we work out all the evil answers.
Along the way you'll...
Don't forget to click the EXTRA links for more details that we didn't have room for in the books!
CONTENTS and most of the questions!
The Suggestion Box
All the different Murderous Maths characters put their questions in a box, and the first one to be answered is Binkie Fogsworth's "How many different tunes can you play on a piano?" Even if you only have 4 different notes to choose from, and your tune is only 6 notes long, the answer is ... sixty four million!
Some Useful Stuff
These are the things you need to answer nearly every question in maths!
Can I divide everybody in the world into football teams?
What is p?
What is it?
What is the smallest number of squares a big square can be divided into?
When can I use my calendar again?
What is the very smallest measurement…
… and what is the very biggest measurement?
What is the biggest shape you can put a fence around?
What area of circle can you make with 100m of fence?
How many snaps does it take to break up a chocolate bar?
How many chops do you need to divide a chocolate cube?
Did Dolly Diddle the Dodgy Diamonds?
Why can't you get a giant people-eating spider?
What's that nasty thing in the basement?
How many people in the world share your birthday?
What are the chances of sharing your bithday with your mum… …and your granny?
The Shortest Link
How long is the diagonal of a square?
A lot of hot air
How many blows would it take to blow up a hot air balloon?
How do you make a perfect kite shape quickly?
What is the biggest number?
How long does it really take to count to one million?
The Mysterious Handcuffs
How can you link handcuffs without breaking them?
Some unexpectedly evil football sums
What’s the best place to score a goal from the touchline?