Sarin’s family in Kluang part 12 (Math Question)


The blog postings are about the Singapore Math. The readers can learn from the postings about Solving Singapore Primary School Mathematics. The blog presents the Math Concept, Math Questions with solutions that teaches in Singapore Primary Schools. You or the kids can learn the skills of dealing with Math Modeling, Problem Sum from Lower Primary School to Upper Primary School level after reading the blog postings. This posting is an upper primary school math question on Algebra and Problem Sum.

Read the posting on Sarin’s family in Kluang about Sarin’s family venture in Kluang.

Read the posting on Sarin learns Symbol, Algebra and Equation in school (Math Concept) to understand the concept of Algebra.

Challenge yourself with the question before look out for the given solution‼!

Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ384

Sarin’s family visited a candy shop in Kluang. They were amazed by the range of candies that they could buy from the shop. Fatimah was specially attracted by the big and colourful lollipops on sale in the shop and decided to buy some. The candy shop sold a pack of lollipops for $3 and for every pack of 5 lollipops bought, you got p lollipops free. The lollipops were only sold in packets. How many lollipops can Fatimah get with $20?



There were 5 lollipops in one packet and sold at $3 per packet

Fatimah spent $20 on the lollipops

The number of packets of lollipops Fatimah could buy = 20 ÷ 3 = 6

She got p extra lollipops per packets she bought


The number of lollipops Fatimah could get = 5 × 6 + 6 × p = (6p + 30)

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