Day 2 – Here’s What’s On Today! (You can also check your daily email for this info and share with colleagues)

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Other activities:

Doug’s Maths Quiz (09:30 am)

Doug’s Maths Quiz (11:00 am)

NRICH Live Webinar (10:00 am) NOW FULL

I Wish You Are Here – Mathematics & Mathematicians From History (4:00 pm)

Bubble Geometry with the Science Museum (4:00 pm)

And don’t forget all our other resources and competitions running this week.

Tuesday’s Year Group Quiz

Y1: two children take off their shoes and socks, If each foot has five toes, how many toes can they see?

Y2: My rope is 6cm long. If I cut the rope into 3 equal pieces, how long is each piece?

Y3: My last plant was 4cm tall, it has now grown 8 times taller,. How tall is my plant?

Y4: I split 63p equally between 9 children and then give them an extra 40p each. How much do they receive?

Y5: A roll of material is 5.5 m long. Two pieces are cut from the roll. One is 1.4 m in length and the other is 2.13 m. How much material is left?

Y6: The going rate for exchanging bronze pieces to truffles is 3 : 5. But my bank charges me 3 truffles per transaction. I exchange 9 bronze pieces on Monday and 24 on Tuesday. How many truffles do I receive in total?

Y7: The digits 1, 2, 3, 4 and 9 are used to make the smallest 5-digit even number. Which digit is in the tens place?

Y8: Professor de Nominator has been head of the Department of Fractions for a “number” of years. Asked how many years this was, she replied, “If you multiply together one half, one third, three quarters, two fifths, five sixths and one twelfth of the number of years, the product will be two ninths.” How many years is this?

Y9: A bag contains 100 beads and 95% of them are red. Some of the red beads are removed from the bag and after this 75% of the beads in the bag are red. How many beads were removed from the bag?

Y10: In an attempt to copy down a sequence of six positive integers in arithmetic progression. Adam wrote down the five numbers: 11 25 32 37 46 . After checking with the original sequence, he found that not only did he miss one of the numbers entirely, he miscopied one of the others. Which of the above was not in the original sequence?

Y11: In the standard 8 x 8 chessboard ( with squares coloured alternately black and white) there are 204 possible squares ( 64 1 x 1 squares, 49 2 x 2 squares etc.) How many of these squares have exactly half their area coloured black?

Post 16: Prove that the product of three consecutive numbers is a multiple of six.

Please post your answers on social media with the hashtag #MWE20, and we will see them!

Video Puzzle of The Day

Yesterday’s Puzzle was set by Murderous Maths Author, Kjartan Poskitt. Here is the solution:

Well done if you solved it!

Today’s puzzle is set by Manchester mathematician, Dr Katie Steckles. Good luck!

Be sure to check back on tomorrow’s page for the solution!

Early Years Story Time!

Maths Week England Tuesday Barvember Problems

Can you use bar modelling to solve these?

Money Problem of the Day

For some photocopiable coins, plus purse and wallet, click here.