**1. What is the difference in the price of five apples (costing 25 pence each) and four oranges (costing 20 pence each) ?**

**2. What is the difference in the size of a ladder 50 m long and the height of the house 200 m high ?**

**3. What is the difference in the width of a door measuring 1 metre and a chair 250 cm wide ?**

**4. What is the difference in the volume of a piece of cheese that measures 3 x 3 x 3 cm and a piece of cheese that measures 10 x 10 x 10 cm ?**

**5. What is the difference in the size of a piece of chalk 10 cm long and after it has been worn down 4 cm ?**

**6. What is the difference in the speed of a cheetah (which runs at a speed of 2.5 km / hour) and a train (travelling at a speed of 75 km / hour) ?**

**7. What is the difference in the liquid volume of a 200 ml cup of tea and after 20% has been drunk from it ?**

**8. What is the difference in the cost of a camera for £29.99 and the cost of a new car which cost £3 050 ?**

**9. What is the difference in the area of a book (which measures 20 cm x 12 cm) and the area of a playing field (which measures 500 m x 1000 m) ?**

**10. What is the difference in the height of a flower 17 cm high and the height of a skyscraper 2 km high ?**

**A Game That’s A Bit Different … **

How are the following words different ? Circle the letters that are different.

**tin … ten**

**pen … pin**

**bet … set**

**went … bent**

**spell … spill**

**hill … pill**

**time … tame**

**home … hole**

**pole … pile**

**beat … seat**

**dome … come**

**write … white**

**right … light**

**kite … site**

**pit … sit**

**rent … sent**

**life … wife**

**A Game That’s A Bit Difficult … **

**Add “diff” to complete the following words and phrases.**

**__ __ __ __ icult**

**__ __ __ __ ract**

**__ __ __ __ erently**

**__ __ __ __ iculty**

**__ __ __ __ use**

**__ __ __ __ luent**

**beg to __ __ __ __ er**

**in__ __ __ __ erent**

**__ __ __ __ usion**

**__ __ __ __ ered**

**__ __ __ __ erential**

**__ __ __ __ erentiation**

**__ __ __ __ erentiate**

**__ __ __ __ used**

**__ __ __ __ raction**

**© Jacqueline Richards 2007**

**Answers :**

1. (5 x 25) – (4 x 20) = 125 – 80 = 45

2. 150 m

3. 1.5 m

4. 1000 – 27 = 973 cubic cm

5. 6 cm

6. 72.5 km / hr

7. 200 – (200 / 100 x 20 = 40) = 160

8. £3020.01

9. 500 000 – 240 = 499 760

10. 2000 – 0.17 = 1999.83

**Answers :**

difficult

diffract

differently

difficulty

diffuse

diffluent

beg to differ

indifferent

diffusion

differed

differential

differentiation

differentiate

diffused

diffraction

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