Common Problems for PSLE Math Students

19 Apr

Based on the March Holiday online quiz questions, we have listed a few questions that some students made errors. They are not difficult, give it a go …




Jade, Sue, and Karen had some sweets in the ratio of 6 : 4 : 5. Jade gave 1/4 of her sweets to Sue and Karen. After receiving Jade’s sweets, Sue had 10 sweets more than Jade while Karen had 10% more sweets than before.

(a) After receiving sweets from Jade, what was the percentage increase of Sue’s sweets?

(b) How many sweets did Jade have at first?


  1. (2)
  2. 42 cm2
  3. a) 25% b) 120 sweets at first

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