In my local town there are three supermarkets which each has a
special deal on some products. If you bought all your shopping in
one shop, where would be the cheapest?
Would you rather: Have 10% of £5 or 75% of 80p? Be given 60%
of 2 pizzas or 26% of 5 pizzas?
Charlie thinks that a six comes up less often than the other
numbers on the dice. Have a look at the results of the test his
class did to see if he was right.
We received many solutions to this
problem, although not so many of you explained exactly how you
arrived at your answer. Remember, we're always on the look out for
your reasoning too.
Elijah let us know his estimates of the number
on each ball:
You didn't say how you made these estimations,
Elijah. It would be interesting to know ...
'Team Sean', which consisted of Sean, Liz,
Briana, Alysha, Amy, Amelia, Chris, Ben, Charlie, Kaden, Matt,
Josh, Kate, Stacey, Roy, Mitchell, Dylan, Ed, Emma and Grace gave a
detailed explanation of their method for finding the magic
We also received good solutions from Adam and
Chris who both go to Orchard Primary School, and Callum and Eddie
from Stourport Primary. Lucy used a spreadsheet to calculate the
percentages rather than a calculator, which works equally
well. Well done all of you!