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# 🚂 Ed Express [034]

## Good morning, home-ed heroes! Ed here, your guide to all things educational. Let's explore today's edition together and make this a day of learning and growth.

**Good morning, home-ed heroes!** Ed here, your guide to all things educational. Let's explore today's edition together and make this a day of learning and growth.

### MATHS

10 quick-fire maths questions, to start your day.

What is the highest common factor of 12 and 18? (Answer: 6)

A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of sugar, but you only have 1/2 cup. How much more sugar do you need? (Answer: 1/6 cup)

If a shirt originally costs £25 and is on sale for 20% off, what is the sale price? (Answer: £20)

A triangle has angles of 45°, 45°, and x°. What is the value of x? (Answer: 90°)

Calculate the area of a circle with a radius of 5 cm. (Use 3.14 for pi) (Answer: 78.5 cm²)

Simplify the expression 3(x + 4) - 2x. (Answer: x + 12)

Solve for y: 5y - 10 = 25 (Answer: y = 7)

A store sells 3 apples for £1.20. How much would 5 apples cost? (Answer: £2.00)

A recipe needs to be doubled. If it originally calls for 1.5 cups of flour, how much flour is needed for the doubled recipe? (Answer: 3 cups)

A cube has a side length of 3 cm. What is its volume? (Answer: 27 cm³)

## MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE

You cannot open a book without learning something.

### SCIENCE

10 Science Questions to get you thinking.

What is the chemical symbol for gold?

**Au**Which gas do plants absorb from the air for photosynthesis?

**Carbon dioxide**What is the pH of a neutral solution?

**7**What are the three states of matter?

**Solid, liquid, gas**What is the name of the process where a solid changes directly into a gas?

**Sublimation**Name two elements that are liquid at room temperature.

**Mercury and Bromine**What is the difference between an atom and a molecule?

**An atom is the smallest unit of an element, while a molecule is made up of two or more atoms bonded together.**What is the name of the table that organises all known elements?

**Periodic Table**What type of chemical reaction involves the combination of oxygen with a substance?

**Combustion**What is the name of the smallest unit of an element that retains its chemical properties?

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### JOKE

A giggle a day keeps the learning blues away!

**Q: Why did the golfer wear two pairs of trousers? **

*A: In case he got a hole-in-one!*

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