Mr Double Jim Doughnuts was a doubly hopeless Double Agent,He didn’t earn enough money to even pay the rent ! When it came to making invasion plans, you’d be better off with a handyman, who’d better leave nothing to chance. He got in such a jam – that his spy – catching turned a sham. He meant to go to MI5 – but he ended up in West Ham ! He lost his camera, his spy manual, too. Now when it came to double dealing, he didn’t know what to do ! When his boss was looking for the culprit who’d made the clumsy mistake, Double Agent Doughnuts, of course, was off on his coffee break ! Although awarded postumously for his bravery, Double Agent Doughnut’s camera still had no battery ! To see what the matter could be, the Prime Minister called for a meeting, on Saturday,”What’ve YOU been upto !?”, was his greeting, before he’d left, Jim Doughnuts had broken the central heating ! He plot so often, his head got in a spin, when it came to solving puzzles, he didn’t know where to begin. Double Agent Doughnuts was known far and wide, for dropping important briefcases, with even more important documents inside !

**Double Quick Mathematics Quiz**

Write a mathematical equation to show your working out to the following maths problems.

1/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts got in a taxi to HQ, costing £4.67 – how much change did he receive from £5.00 ?

2/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts lived in a secret location, known only to the Queen and the Prime Minister. He travelled home from the office, 56.9 km North of London, 45.9 km West of Birmingham and 13.9 km East of Carlisle. How far did he travel in total ?

3/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts visited MI5 three times a week – how often is that in 3 years ?

4/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts lost him camera approximately once every five times he was at the railway station in cognito. Express this as a ratio, fraction, percentage and decimal.

5/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts was a master of disguise. He changed his hat 6 times on Mondays, 7 times of Tuesdays, 3 times on Wednesdays, 4 times on Thursdays and twice on Fridays. How many times is that in one week ?

6/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts went to buy a secret map to find the location of the airport for his latest trip to South East Advocado. They should have cost £9.99 but there was a 60% reduction – how much did he pay ?

7/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts needed to exchange some currency for the trip. The exchange rate was £1 : 1.5 South East Advocado Larmas. How many larmas did he get for £1000 ?

8/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts wore a Mackintosh coat and carried a black umbrella. (Being a hopeless double agent), he accidentally left it at the train station, where it was placed in the lost and found with five other black, 6 red, 14 blue, 12 green and 13 pink umbrellas.

a) Express the number of black umbrellas as a ratio of the total number of umbrellas.

b) Express all the umbrellas as a ratio.

c) What percentage of the total number of lost and found umbrellas were black ? 9/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts bought a coach ticket to the capital costing £9.99. The return was £1.99 cheaper – what percentage is that of the total price ?

10/ Double Agent Jim Doughnuts bought twice as many doughnuts for the trip, of course ! One cost £0.25 – so how much did 15 cost ?

Answers :

1/ £5.00 – £4.67 = £0.33

2/ 56.9 + 45.9 + 13.9 = 116.7 km 3/ 3 x 52 x 3 = 468

4/ 1 : 5 ; one – fifth ; 20 % ; 0.2

5/ 6 + 7 + 3 + 4 + 2 = 22

6/ £ 9.99 – (£9.99 / 100 x 60 = £5.99) = £4

7/ 1000 + 1000 / 2 = 1500

8/ a) 5 : 50 ;

b) black : red : blue : green : pink ; 6 : 6 : 14 : 12 : 12 = 3 : 3 : 7 : 6 : 6 ;

c) 10 %

9/ 20 %

10/ 15 x £0.25 = £3.75