Team Age

Team Age

Team Player

Jordan
Age: 24
Team Player

Gavin
Age: 15
Team Player

Conner
Age: 17
Team Player

Aiden
Age: 6
Team Player

Isaac
Age: 25
Team Player

Jason
Age: 22
Team Player

Cameron
Age: 8
Team Player

Hunter
Age: 24
Team Player

Jayden
Age: 24
Team Player

Juan
Age: 10
Team Player

Charles
Age: 13
Team Player

Aaron
Age: 6

The total age of all those in the football team is 65.
The total age of all those in the swimming team is 54.
The total age of all those in the Maths quiz team is 49.
Who is in each team? (A person may be in more than one team!)


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Topics: Starter | Arithmetic | Mental Methods | Problem Solving

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  • This was a challenging problem because we extended it to find the mode, mean, median, and range. Lot's of fun!
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Football Team

Conner (17)
Hunter (24)
Jayden (24)

Swimming Team

Conner (17)
Hunter (24)
Charles (13)

Maths Quiz Team

Isaac (25)
Jayden (24)

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