Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds

Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds
Photo credit: Getty.

Think you can answer maths questions designed for a six-year-old? 

Schools across the UK are changing up their curriculum with questions inspired by Asian-style maths education.

The problems are designed to explore maths using everyday objects, deepening children's understanding of maths symbols, without distracting them with dense jargon. 

These particular examples are from the free full curriculum at 'Tes' - a school resource body in the UK- produced for Years One to Six at primary school. 

Warning: Answers are at the bottom of the page.

Question One: Can you work out the weight of the specified shape?

Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds

Question Two: Work out the value of the specified box

Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds

Question Three: How many bugs are in the first jar?

Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds

Question Four: This question asks you to work out a (seemingly) simple fraction.

Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds

Question Five: How many more lime sweets are in the second bag? 

Try solving these maths problems designed for six-year-olds

Answers: 

Puzzle 1  54kg

Puzzle 2  24

Puzzle 3  19

Puzzle 4  13/30

Puzzle 5  3 more lime sweets 

Newshub.