Tag Archives: Problem Solving

The Chocolate Princess

Tonight I am marking a Cubic Functions test ready for my year 11 Maths Methods class, first session tomorrow morning. We will start studying Circular functions so I called into the supermarket to buy 20 paper plates. We will use them to … Continue reading

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A Puzzle a Day

After my last embarrassing post, its back to serious posts. There are a number of websites that follow the theme “A puzzle a day” or “Problem of the week”. One such site is Education World which states: ‘Puzzles exercise students’ critical thinking … Continue reading

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Broken Calculators

There are certain Maths activities that seem to engage students without fail. Broken calculator activities is one of these. The flash interactive at subtangent has six levels and a time limit on each. Try this broken calculator which allows you … Continue reading

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