‘Mathematics’ Category

Maths Scavenger Hunt
December 9, 2018 by Mr Richo
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Graduation Seating
November 21, 2018 by Mr Richo
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Misleading Data and Graphs
October 31, 2018 by Mr Richo
More than 90 percent of fake news articles contain a graph or some kind of mathematical data. That statistic sounds alarming. But the more alarming thing is that Charles Seife made it up. He’s a professor of journalism at New York University. “We think of numbers as something other than human,” says Seife. “But numbers that we use in the everyday world are very much human. They’re created, manipulated, and presented by humans.”
https://math.scholastic.com/issues/201718/092517/fakenewsfakedata.html
Below are some of the ways companies and journalists might mislead people using graphs and data:
Your Task:
You will be assigned one of the following products to advertise. Can you create an advertisement that includes a misleading graph?
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Measuring Angles
October 21, 2018 by Mr Richo
How to measure an angle: http://education.abc.net.au/home#!/media/1244938/howdoyoumeasureangles
Lines and Angles: http://education.abc.net.au/home#!/media/1244960/acosyrelationshipbetweenlinesandangles
Supplementary Angles: https://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/supplementaryangles.html
Triangles: https://www.mathsisfun.com/triangle.html
Activities
http://puzzlezapper.com/aom/mathed/anglefind/anglefind.html
Maths Dictionary
Use this link to help you with your maths definitions. Can you find some relating to our Angles unit? I found some!
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BODMAS – Order of operations
June 26, 2018 by Mr Richo
Here are some math problems that have a variety of steps to be completed. We use the BODMAS strategy to complete this task.
There are other similar strategies that can also be used to solve problems like these.
Set them out in your grid book.
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Mathematics on Monday
May 20, 2018 by Mr Richo
Hi kids. Here are the challenges for today. (Monday May 21st)
Task 1. In your grid book.
Write the heading “Percentage”.
You need to write a first sentence that describes the meaning on “PERCENTAGE OF”.
Now write a second sentence that tells us the meaning of “PERCENTAGE OFF”.
You can watch the percentage movies again to help you.
Keep it neat and well set out.
Task 2.
Go to Google classroom and check send your definitions to me. Find the assignment I have posted.
Task 3
Watch this probability movie. Take some notes on a pad. You will need them later. Percentage and average are the important terms mentioned.You will see how percentage relates to probability.
Neatly make a diagram about the “Bag of Marbles” example. Add labels if you want. (Grid book)
Now do another example if there is time.
Click on this link for your extra challenge.
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Maths – fraction chart
May 3, 2018 by Mr Richo
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%.09,.50,.1,.66,1/2,1/5,3/4/2/7%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
Step 1: You will need to use the fraction chart that you made last week.
You will also need your grid book to complete the task. Each task is a little more challenging. You might not be able to complete all 4.
Set out your work neatly, using lots of space. Think about how you will set out each task. (Some may want to use a table for the first activity but it is not compulsory.
 Percentage. Write all the percentage cards in order from smallest to largest.
 Now write the matching fractions and decimals for the following percentages.
A. 50%, 25%, 20%, 10%
B.33%, 60%, 40%, 70%
C. 150%, 250%, 125%, 175%
D. These are harder because they are not on your chart.
1%, 99%, 35%, .01%
Once you have reached your level, hand in your grid book for checking.
Open Mathletics on your iPad. Complete tasks related to the fraction, decimal and percentage assignment you just completed.
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Maths is fun link
July 26, 2017 by Mr Richo
Here is the link you need to use to access your percentage of questions.
 You need to do a minimum of 18 questions.
 Questions can be from different levels (6 from easy, 6 from medium, 6 from hard or 9 from medium 9 from hard etc.)
 You must show your working out.
 Put headings, questions and neat presentation.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/worksheets/percents.php
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Fractions and Percentages
July 24, 2017 by Mr Richo
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Percentages Video
July 23, 2017 by Mr Richo
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