# The bouncy balls the most bouncy

#### Jignesh77

##### Junior Member
Good morning,

I saw the above in one of the YouTube videos about year 6 maths. I got Masters in Chemistry and love helping my son with his studies. Could someone please explain the answer which would help me to explain my son the logic. It's not a homework question. The correct answer is shop A and they have mentioned in the video, the number "8" is more bouncier than number "5". I really don't understand at all.

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So sorry it looks like the video was made for fun: April Fool. I am so gullible. I fell for it.

So sorry it looks like the video was made for fun: April Fool. I am so gullible. I fell for it.

It was clearly based on this question:-

which is a genuine year 6 Maths question with the following solution:-

The bouncy balls are the best value for money at Shop A.

Step 1: Calculate the cost per bouncy ball in Shop A: 64p / 8 balls = 8p per ball.
Step 2: Calculate the cost per bouncy ball in Shop B: 45p / 5 balls = 9p per ball.
Step 3: Compare the cost per bouncy ball in both shops. Shop A: 8p, Shop B: 9p.
Step 4: Since 8p is less than 9p, the bouncy balls are the best value for money at Shop A.

So it might be interesting (and, indeed, "
fun") to see how they made a joke out of it.

Thanks.

In you question, it's obvious that the are asking the best value for money but in my question, they mentioned "which bouncy balls the most bouncy"?
When I checked comments section, I realised I fell for it. Hats off to the teacher for pulling this one off!