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Mathematics is the door and key to the sciences. ~ Roger Bacon

Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics. ~ Gauss

When you can measure what you are talking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it. ~ Lord Kelvin

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. ~Albert Einstein

The advancement and perfection of mathematics are intimately connected with the prosperity of the State. ~Napoleon

# Sample SMaths Challenge Question for Primary/Year 3

Difference in number of toy airplanes

= 11 - 4

= 7

7 toy airplanes → RM119

1 toy airplane → RM119 ÷ 7 = RM17

11 toy airplanes → 11 x RM17 = RM187

Steven had RM187 at first.

Steven had just enough money to buy 11 toy airplanes. However, he bought only 4 toy airplanes and had RM119 left. How much money did he have at first?

a) RM197 c) RM130

b) RM187 d) RM170