The Thaai Who Owned A Tie Shop

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Circle the letters T – I – S – E inside these words.

acclimatise

appetise

Can you think of any more words like this that have – tise as a suffix at the end ?

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Tied Up

Untie these words. Remove the letters T – Y and add T – I – E – S to make the verb plural in the present tense.

dainty

utility

confidentiality

electricity

sanctity

speciality

aunty

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Completely In Knots

Oh ! No ! Not Another Spelling Game ! How many words can you think of that include a “not” ? Example – knot.

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A Maths Type of Thai Tie

glasses2.jpg 1. If the Thai who owned a tie shop bought one hundred ties for £1.25 and sold them for £5.99,

a) How much revenue did he make ?

b) How much profit did he make ?

glasses2.jpg 2. If the Thai who owned a tie shop put 500 ties on a rack but 20% fell off, how many were left on the rack ?

glasses2.jpg 3. If the Thai who owned a tie shop put 1 : 4 of his 800 ties in the window of his shop, how many is that ? how many ties were left on the rack?

glasses2.jpg 4. One tie was 125 cm long. How long was the tie if,

a) It was folded in half ?

b) It was folded into thirds ?

c) It was folded into quarters ?

glasses2.jpg 5. If the Thai who owned a tie shop sold 0.3 of his 600 ties, how many is that ? glasses2.jpg 6. If the Thai who owned a tie shop sold one tie every 20 minutes, how many ties did he sell in 8 hours ?

glasses2.jpg 7. How many ties is that in one week, if he opened Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ?

glasses2.jpg 8. The thai who owned a tie shop washed his 125 cm tie and it shrank by one quarter. How long did it then become ?

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

Answers :

1. a) 100 x 5.99 = £599 ; b) (100 x 5.99) – (100 x 1.25) = 599 – 125 = £474

2. 500 – (500 / 100 x 20 = 100) = 400

3. a) 200 b) 600

4. a) 62.5 cm ; b) 41.6 cm c) 31.25 cm

5. 200

6. 24

7. 5 x 9 x 3 = 135 8. 95 cm

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