# Mr McVey’s Mysterious Maths – Euro 2024 Edition

With the European Football Championships due to begin in Germany on 14th June, this challenge involves solving three related problems. As usual, a correct set of solutions either emailed to me (r.mcvey@penworthamgirls.lancs.sch.uk) or handed to me in person will be rewarded with a Head’s Breakfast and a special prize.

Good luck!

1.       The driving distance between Munich and Hamburg is approximately 790 km. How many miles is this? (You can use the conversion that 1 mile ≈1.6 km).

2.       Amy and Olivia have tickets to watch the first match in Munich. Their tickets cost €95 each, plus a handling fee of €5 per transaction. Given the exchange rate of £1 = €1.17, calculate how much their tickets cost in total, giving your answer in pounds.

3.       The BVB Stadion in Dortmund is famous for its ‘Yellow Wall’ – the largest freestanding grandstand in Europe. The remainder of the stadium can seat 12 000 more spectators than this grandstand, and the ratio of seats in the grandstand to the remainder of seats is 25:37.

1. Calculate the seating capacity of the ‘Yellow Wall’.
2. Calculate the total seating capacity of the stadium.

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