Problems

We especially enjoy Friday's maths session as we concentrate on solving some really challenging problems.

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First of all we read the problem. Working in a team, we choose a strategy.
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Here we are making a model to help us understand the problem. We record our results.
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Then we check and perhaps modify our efforts. What went well? What other strategies will we choose?
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Sometimes we will use the number square

in a different way.

Here we are using the multiplication grid to work out equivalent fractions.

And yes, we solved all our problems.