# Maths mate term 4 week 7

Question: which deal costs less per litre?

predict: this will be about multiplication.

clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

Find the big question: which deal costs less.

solution: 4 times \$8.50 and Se if it is cheaper or more expensive

summary: the answer was a because it’s chaper per litre.

# Maths mate term 4 week 6 question 22.

question: which deal costs less per metre?

Predict: I predict this will involve multiplication.

clarify: I have nothing to clarify,

find the big question: which deal costs less.

solution: I timsed 1.5 by three and it was 4.5 and 45 metres and it was cheaper than 5 for 45.

summary: i think it was sort or tricking me.

# maths mate term 4 week 2 question 21

question: a store has 50 boxes of cereal. there is a pedometer in 23 of the boxes. what is the probability of choosing a box with a pedometer.

predict; i predict this will be close to 50 over 100

predict: i dont have anything to predict

find the big question: what is the probability of choosing a box with a pedometer

solution: because 50 is half of 100 23 must be half of the answer

summary: my answer was 46 over 100

# Maths mate term 4 week 1 question: 22

question: fill in the missing digits 12 times  =36

clarify: i have nothing to clarify

find the big question: fill in the missing digits

solution: i worked it out by doing 36 divided by 12.

summary: the answer was 3 because 3 times 10 is 20 and 3 times 2 is 6

# Maths mate term 3 week 6 question: 23

question: I think of a number, add 155 and then divide by 4. if the result is 5, what was the original number?

Predict: I predict it will be solved in reverse.

Clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

Find the big question: what was the original number?

solution: I worked backwards and because it in reverse you have to switch them so division would come multiplication and subtraction would come addition ect… so I did 5 ties 4 which is 20 and then subtract 15 and the answer is 5.

Summary: I knew how to do this because I have had experience with these questions.

# maths mate term 3 week 5 question 22

question: fill in the missing digits in the subtraction?

predict: I predict this will involve guess check and improve.

clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

find the big question: what are the missing digits.

solution: I started on the left column on the place value and said 8-_= 2 and I said 6 so then I moved to the next column of place value  and said 9-_= 7 and I said 2 so then the whole equation was 98-26=72 and that’s how I got my answer.

summary: I thought this was going to be tricky but it wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be.

# Maths mate term 3 week 4 question #21

Question: a bag contains 4 red, 6 yellow and 7 blue raffle tickets. What is the chance that the first  ticket drawn will be black?

Predict: i predict this is will about ratio

clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

find the big question? What are the chances a black will be drawn.

solution: it is impossible because there are no black raffle tickets.

summary: this was a trick question because it was trying to trick because there are no black raffle tickets.

# maths mate term 3 week 3

question: the sum of three consecutive whole numbers is 96. What are the three numbers?

Predict: I predict this will involve division and also a bit of sharing numbers between the three.

clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

Find the big question: what are the three numbers?

Solution: I rounded up to 99 and divided it by three to equal 33 the I took awake three I then made a one and a two out of the two remaining 3s and added them to each 30 so that it was 31, 32, 33 and they consecutive.

summary: I think this was tricky at first and then I recognised it.

# maths mate term 3 week 2 question #22

question: Carl looked at the page numbers on his open book in front of him. the left and right numbers added up to 333. what were the page numbers?

clarify: i have nothing to clarify.

find the big question:what were the page numbers?

solution: subtract one form your number and and half it use one of those numbers and then add one to the other.

summary: i think its confusing at first but then it gets a bit easier.

# maths mate term 2 week 8 question 23

question: if you could roll the same number every time, what number would you chose so that you get from s to f in the least number of rolls.

prediction: I think this will involve guess check and improve method.

clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

find the big question: what number would you chose to roll on the die.

solution: I started at 6 and see how many rolls it would take to get to f from s, 6,5 and 4 didn’t work so i tried three and it worked.

summary: i believe i figured this out pretty well and my method i used was good.