Answers to Rabbit Maths Challenge Booklet

Thumper, Hoppity, Clover, Marmaduke and Twitch are all rabbits that live in the fields surrounding Hawthorn Farm. Each of them are expert burrowers!

If a 5kg pile of earth comes out of every metre that they burrow, calculate the total length of their underground burrows based on the amount of earth that each rabbit has displaced! The first one has been completed for you, as an example!

Thumper, Hoppity, Clover, Marmaduke and Twitch are all rabbits that live in the fields surrounding Hawthorn Farm. Each of them are expert burrowers!

If a 5kg pile of earth comes out of every metre that they burrow, calculate the total length of their underground burrows based on the amount of earth that each rabbit has displaced! The first one has been completed for you, as an example!

Thumper, Hoppity, Clover, Marmaduke and Twitch are all rabbits that live in the fields surrounding Hawthorn Farm. Each of them are expert burrowers!

If a 5kg pile of earth comes out of every metre that they burrow, calculate the total length of their underground burrows based on the amount of earth that each rabbit has displaced! The first one has been completed for you, as an example!

RabbitEarth displacedLength of burrows
Thumper25 kgs5 metres
Hoppity40 kgs8 metres
Clover15 kgs3 metres
Marmaduke65 kgs13 metres
Twitch32 ½ kgs6 ½ metres


Daisy lives slightly further afield. Her burrows are 9 metres in total length. What weight of earth did Daisy displace as a result of her burrowing?
45 kgs
 
Hoppity, Twitch and Clover are sisters. If all three of their burrows connected together, how long would their family burrow be? (in metres)
17 ½ metres

Which rabbit eats the most carrots over the course of the week?  
Hoppity (40 carrots)
 
Which rabbit eats the LEAST cabbages over the course of the week?
Hoppity (2 cabbages)                             
 
How many carrots does Hoppity eat on a Thursday?         5
 
How many cabbages does Clover eat at the weekend?     2
 
How man y carrots does Marmaduke eat over the course of the week?  14
 
How many carrots do the five rabbits eat altogether on a Wednesday?  18
 
On which two days are 2 ½ cabbages eaten?
Tuesday and Wednesday
 
How many carrots are eaten over the weekend? (Saturday and Sunday)
36

What fraction of these rabbits are black?
 A quarter (or three twelfths)
 
What fraction of these rabbits are either white or Albino?
Five twelfths
Which rabbit weighs half a kilogram more than the Baladi Black?
Zika
 
Which rabbit is twice as heavy as the Swedish Fur?
Japanese White
How much heavier is the Continental Giant White compared to the Cuban Brown?
4.3 kgs
Which THREE species of rabbit, when put together, would have a total weight of 15 kgs?
Blue of Sint Niklaus, German Angora and Japanese White
Put the HEAVIEST five species of rabbit in order (in the table below) with the heaviest species at Number 1!
Blue of Sint Niklaus, German Angora and Japanese White
 
Species
Weight
Number 1
 
Continental Giant White
9.0 kgs
Number 2
 
Japenese White
7.0 kgs
Number 3
 
Cuban Brown
4.7 kgs
Number 4
 
Caldes
4.4 kgs
Number 5
 
German Angora and Blue of Sint Niklaus
4.0 kgs
 
 
 

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