**1/ The not very good juggler juggled four cups, 6 saucers, 3 plates, 2 forks and four knives. How many things did he juggle in total ? Show your working out.**

**2/ The not very well juggled jug could hold 3 litres of juice – but the not very good juggler spilled 30 % of it – how much was left ? Show your working out.**

**3/ The not very good juggler could juggle one – third of the time of the good juggler (120 minutes). How long is that ? Show your working out.**

**4/ The not very good juggler practised his juggling for fifteen minutes before each meal break – four times daily. In one month, how long did he practise ? Show your working out.**

**5/ The jug that he dropped smashed into 8 pieces. It took 2.5 mls of glue to stick one piece back together – so how much glue did it take to stick all eight ? Show your working out.**

**6/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 200 tomatoes but he squashed 25 %. How many did he have left ? Show your working out.**

**7/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 300 potatoes but 12% bounced away when he dropped them. How many is that exactly ? Show your working out.**

**8/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 16 chairs, but one leg fell off each chair – how many legs were left in total ? Show your working out.**

**9/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle scissors but he cut the heads off the flowers in the flower vase ! There were 25 tulips, 18 daffodils and 32 roses. The scissors snipped one – fifteenth. How many is that and how many were left ? Show your working out.**

**10/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle all the shoes in the shoe cupboard. There were 560 shoes but the shoe laces came out of 55% of the shoes – how many shoes had shoe laces left inside them ? Show your working out.**

**11/ The not very well juggled jug flew across the room, 25 metres, bounced up 2 metres, rolled across the floor 6 metres and downstairs 8 metres. How far did it travel ?**

**12/ In the garden, the not very good juggler tried to juggle watering can – and ended up watering a quarter of the lawn (which was 35 m long and 40 m wide). How much of the lawn was wet and how much was dry ?**

**13/ In the garage, the not very good juggler tried to juggle all the hammers and spanners on the shelves. There were 8 hammers and 6 spanners – Express this as a ratio.
He dropped one seventh – how many is that ?**

**14/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 55 tangerines, but he trod on 19%. How any did he destroy with his clumsy feet ?**

**15/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 30 footballs, but 3 rolled away – express this as a fraction.**

**16/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 15 bottles of milk – he juggled them so much that one in three bottles turned into sour cream. How many did he have left ?**

**17/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 50 pens but 10 of them made 15 splashes each on the wall – how many splashes is that ?**

**18/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 55 teabags – he juggled them so well that one – fifth fell into the hot teapot and made tea. How many did he have left ?**

**19/ The not very good juggler tried to juggle 3 bunches of six bananas, but three became peeled and landed in ice – cream sundae dishes. express this a) as a ratio b) as a fraction c) as a percentage.**

**20/ On the beach, the not very good juggler tried to juggle sea – shells but he 40 % dropped in the sea ! He had collected 360 seashells. How many a) did he drop b) did he have remaining ?**

**Add “ug” to these words to complete the spellings.**

**b__ __
a squeeze and a h__ __
smashed j __ __
pl__ __ ged
shr__ __ged his shoulders
b__ __gy
t__ __ of war
sat on the r__ __
the train ch__ __ ged over the hill **

**Butter Fingers**

**What sound does “utter clutter” make when you mutter ? How many other U – T words can you list ? **

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**© Jacqueline Richards 2007**

**Answers :
1/ 4 + 6 + 3 + 2 + 4 = 19
2/ 3 000 – (3 000 / 100 x 30) = 3 000 – 900 = 2 100
3/ 120 / 3 = 40 minutes
4/ 15 x 4 x 30 = 1, 800 mins / 60 = 30 hours
5/ 2.5 x 8 = 20 mls
6/ 200 – (200 / 4) = 150
7/ 36
8/ 16 x 3 = 48
9/ 75 / 15 = 5 (70 remaining)
10/ 560 – (560 / 100 x 55) = 560 – 308 = 252
11/ 25 + 2 + 6 + 8 = 41 metres
12/ 53 x 40 / 4 = 1 400 square metres / 4 = 350 square metres (wet) ; 350 x 3 = 1, 050 square metres (dry)
13/ 8 : 6 / 4 : 3 ; 14 / 7 = 2
14/ 55 / 100 x 19 = 10.45 = 11
15/ 3 / 30 = 1 / 3
16/ 15 / 3 = 5
17/ 10 x 15 = 150 splashes
18/ 55 – (55 / 5) = 55 – 11 = 44
19/ 3 x 6 = 18 a) 1 : 2 b) 3 / 6 = 1 / 2 c) 50%
20/ a) 360 / 100 x 40 = 144 b) 360 – (360 / 100 x 40) = 216**

**Answers : bug ; a squeeze and a hug ; smashed jug ; plugged ; shrugged his shoulders ; buggy ; tug of war ; sat on the rug ; the train chugged into the station**

**Answer : butter**