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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Maths – fraction chart

    May 3, 2018 by Mr Richo


    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.

    1. Percentage. Write all the percentage cards in order from smallest to largest.
    2. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Fractions and Percentages

    July 24, 2017 by Mr Richo

  6. Percentages Video

    July 23, 2017 by Mr Richo

  7. Place value Assignment – Friday

    February 22, 2017 by Mr Richo




  8. Maths – money

    October 4, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Cashing in on the big game.



    Take a photograph of the catalogue above that was in the Herald Sun after the Doggie’s win. The Doggies sold $1,000,000 of merchandise in one day thanks to their Grand Final efforts.  Organise a spread sheet showing how they made their money. Each piece of Merchandise will have it’s own column. Use NUMBERS and include a column for ……

    ITEM         COST       AMOUNT        SUBTOTAL

    -using your subtotal column add up how much you have made.

  9. Balancing Equations

    October 3, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Week 1: Balancing Equations







  10. Fraction Activity

    May 31, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Extra challenge – they can be done in class or at home. Warning! They are a difficult level for Grade 5.

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    addition of mixed numbers

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