**1. If King Richard had 500 gold coins, how many each did the 100 merrymen receive when they stole his treasure chest ?**

**2. If King Richard charged the Sheriff of Nottingham one tithe (one tenth) of his 1000 gold coin treasure, how much**

**a) Did the Sheriff pay the King ?**

**b) Did the Sheriff have left ?**

**3. Friar Tuck wanted to buy the following at market, how much change did he have left from 100 gold coins ?**

**a bottle of cider at market : 2 gold coins**

**a loaf of bread : 3 gold coins**

**three new arrows : 4 gold coins each**

**a new axe : 5 gold coins**

**4. King Richard’s new castle cost one quarter of a million pounds to build – how many hundreds of thousands of pounds did he have left from one million pounds in the royal treasury ?**

**5. If King Richards bought Maid Marion a gold ring, worth £2,500 – how much did he have left from £100,000 ?**

**Answers :**

**1. 500 / 100 = 5 coins each**

**2. a) 100 b) 900**

**3. 86**

**4. 750,00**

**5. £7,500**

© Jacqueline Richards 2008

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