# Team Age

 FaithAge: 7 SofiaAge: 7 RileyAge: 12 HaleyAge: 6 GabrielleAge: 11 NicoleAge: 13 KylieAge: 11 KatelynAge: 24 ZoeAge: 13 PaigeAge: 16 GabriellaAge: 17 JennaAge: 10

The total age of all those in the football team is 27.
The total age of all those in the swimming team is 38.
The total age of all those in the Maths quiz team is 26.
Who is in each team? (A person may be in more than one team!)

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• Year Six, Tichill St. Mary's
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• Year Six found this very easy and didn't take long at all.
• Mr Fawer,
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• A very good one.
• Mr Terrance,
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• My Year 5 top set it took them 2 minutes to do. Very good for their mental skills.
• Miss McCormick,
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• Primary 5 enjoyed this problem and was a good way to start the day!
• Sophie, America
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• I enjoyed doing this one with my tutor .
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• Hello. Do you publish the Starter of the Day answers on your site? [Transum: Yes, the answers are available to those who have signed in. Scroll down the page to see the answers in red]
• Team 24, Oxnard, California
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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!
• Maria, Melbourne
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• My kids will love this! Thank you!

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 Football TeamGabrielle (11)Paige (16) Swimming TeamSofia (7)Riley (12)Haley (6)Zoe (13) Maths Quiz TeamSofia (7)Haley (6)Zoe (13)

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