The ball is next to and inbetween the calculator and the abacus.
The diary is next to and on the immediate right of the abacus.
The three presents on the left cost a total of £19.
The three presents on the right cost a total of £20.
The calculator costs twice as much as the ball.
The abacus costs £3 more than the diary.
Work out the contents and the cost of the Christmas boxes from the given clues
Topics: Starter | Problem Solving | Puzzles | Simultaneous Equations | Xmas
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P7 tackled this @Transum maths 'Christmaths' problem today. We thought it was easier to find the locations of the presents than it was to find out the correct amounts, but we managed! Fab website for problem solving activities. Looking forward to tomorrow's!pic.twitter.com/zmPa9VNqjI— Miss Wyse (@wyse_miss) December 10, 2018
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