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Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Working out Maths

What is the context of the question? Miss Szymanik brought 15 puzzles for her class. What is the question asking us to do? The question is asking us to figure out what is ⅕ of 15 is. Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you): 15 divided by 5 = 3 5 x 3 = 15. Answer: 3 of the puzzles were for 10 - 12 year olds.

 Mr Moran brought some cake to share for his birthday last week. What is the question asking us to do? The question is asking us to figure out what is ⅙ of 18. Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you): 18 divided by 6 = 3 6 x 3 = 18 Answer: 3 of the pieces of cake were chocolate. Mr Burt brought 35 new chromebooks for students. ⅖ of them didn’t have bags. How many chromebooks still needed bags? What is the context of the question?


 Mr Burt brought 35 new chromebooks for his students. What is the question asking us to do? The question is asking us to figure out what is ⅖ of 35. Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you): 5 x 7 = 35 35 divided by 5 = 7 Then we did x 7 with 2 7 x 2 = 14 Answer: 14 chromebooks still needed bags.


 Mrs Lagitupu brought 100 new cameras. ⅖ of them were Sony brand. How many Sony brand cameras did she buy? What is the context of the question? Mrs Lagitupu brought 100 new cameras. What is the question asking us to do? The question is asking us to figure out what is ⅖ of 100. Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you): 100 divided by 5 = 20 5 x 20 =100 20 x 2 = 40 Answer: 20 of the cameras were Sony brand.



 Miss Parrant brought 21 pairs of rugby boots for her Rippa team. 3/7 of them were Adidas brand boots. How many adidas brand boots did Miss Parrant buy? What is the context of the question? Miss Parrant brought 21 pairs of rugby boots for her Rippa team. What is the question asking us to do? The question is asking us to figure out what is 3/7 of 21. Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you): 21 divided by 7 = 9 3 x 9 = 27 Answer: 27 of the boots were Adidas brand boots.


 Mrs Moala brought 28 ice blocks to share with her class. ¾ were lemonade flavoured. How many lemonade flavoured ice blocks were there? What is the context of the question? Mrs Moala brought 28 ice blocks to share with her class. What is the question asking us to do? The question is asking us to figure out what is ¾ of 28. Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you): 28 divided by 4 = 7 3 x 7 = 21 Answer: 21 ice blocks were lemonade.

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