South African

Mathematics Foundation

Sponsored by: Actuarial Society
of South Africa
Geborg deur: Aktuari¨ele
Vereniging van Suid Afrika

SOUTH AFRICAN MATHEMATICS TEAM COMPETITION: 2014
TEAM PAPER: JUNIORS

Rules:
(1) Time allowed: 60 minutes.
(2) No calculators allowed.
(3) Marks: Wrong answer 0
No answer 0
Correct answer 100

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Calculate the shaded area in square units. How many squares on an 8 × 8 chessboard are more black than white? [100 marks] a b c d e 6. Find the length of BD given that it is an integer. and CP = RP . She is twice as old as Anne was when Mary was as old as Anne is now. Find the sum of the digits of 102014 + 2006 . Given three identical squares that overlap as shown. Point P is on BC. d and e have a sum of 2006. [100 marks] 4. 7 9 11 13 19 Which of these five numbers is equal to 238? [100 marks] 7. R. How old is Anne? [100 marks] . Which of the following is FALSE about the areas P . c. BC = 5 cm. In convex quadrilateral ABCD. Q on AB and R on AC such that BP = QP ˆ R. Mary is 24 years old.2 1. Place the six dominoes into the grid so that the four vertical columns. Find QP [100 marks] 9. [100 marks] 2. Further = = = = . S and T ? (There may be more than one false statement. The sides of a large square are divided as shown in the figure. Five natural numbers a. four horizontal rows and two diagonals have a total of 10 dots each. 9 [100 marks] 3. b. Q. Draw and complete the 4 × 4 grid showing your answer. CD = 20 cm and DA = 9 cm.) (A) P = R + S (B) Q = S + T − P (C) R = 21 (P − S + T − Q) (D) S = P − Q + T (E) T = Q + R [100 marks] 5. In triangle ABC. [100 marks] 8. Aˆ = 45◦ . AB = 8 cm.

• James was wearing a beige coat and spotted 37 trains fewer than Simon. 45. and spotted 45 trains. 23. 36. • The person who was wearing a green coat. 31. five eager entrants were lined up ready to be tested on their spotting ability. was 4 years older than Keith and was not next to the person wearing a blue coat. spotted 26 planes. was 19 years younger than the person to the left of him. From the clues below. their ages (21.3 10. • The person who was next to the 31 year old but not next to the person who spotted 26 planes. who was on the far left. • The person who was wearing a red coat. was wearing an orange coat. can you determine what colour coat each was wearing. [100 marks] Name Coat Age Planes Trains Steven Alan Simon James Keith . 40) and the number of trains and planes spotted? Complete the grid on the answer page. 86. was wearing a blue coat and spotted 42 trains. and spotted 174 planes. • The person in the centre was 31 years old. 123. During a recent plane and train spotting contest. 105). 174. • Simon spotted 44 fewer trains than planes. They had each spotted a number of planes (26. • Steven spotted 105 trains and 250 planes. and spotted 72 trains more than planes. • Keith was 36 years old. • The person on the far right was 8 years younger than Simon. 250) and a number of trains (5. their positions. • Alan. 98. 42.