### Posts Tagged ‘Maths’

Click on the links below to view the problem solving activities. Choose the leveled task that you think suits you best then complete the task (with working out) in your Maths scrap book.

Level 1 Tasks

Level 1 Tasks

Level 2 Tasks

Level 2 Tasks

Level 3 Tasks

Level 3 Tasks

**Mystery Parcels**

Carefully measure the mystery parcels and see if you can work out their volumes.

*HINT: *Round your measurements to the nearest whole centimetre (cm).

**Measuring Volume & Capacity**

Choose the most suitable measurement for each item listed below.

Would you measure these items using cubic centimetres (cubic cm), cubic metres (cubic m), millilitres (ml) or litres (l)?

- How much water a swimming pool holds
- A medicine bottle
- The classroom rubbish bin
- The biggest piece of MAB
- Big cool rooms or freezers (like in supermarkets)
- A kitchen sink
- You favourite cup or mug
- An empty shopping bag
- Your two hands cupped together

Measure **around the outside **of all the following things and write down their measurements,

Would you measure these things using millimetres (mm), centimetres (cm), metres (m), kilometres (km) or a combination of these?

1. Your sharpener

2. Your table or desk

3. The classroom you’re in

4. A door

5. Your eraser

6. The whiteboard

7. An exercise book or folder

8. Your teacher’s desk

9. The netball court

What is the length/height of the class?

Each member of the class needs to be measured to get their height. Each person’s height needs to be added together to get the total height for the class.

Is the class longer/higher than:

1. Our classroom

2. The double portable classroom (including our classroom)

3. The netball court

4. The school oval

What will you need to do to compare these lengths/heights?

Would you measure these things using millimetres (mm), centimetres (cm), metres (m), kilometres (km) or a combination of these?

- Length of a drawing pin
- Height of a skyscraper
- Length of the front fence of the school
- Length of your arm from your shoulder to your wrist
- Distance from Melbourne to Sydney
- Thickness of your pen
- Length of your teacher’s desk
- Length of a truck
- Height of Mt Kosciukso
- Width of your fingernail on your little finger
- Your table or desk
- The whiteboard
- 10 times around the school oval
- Length of your pencil case

Accurately measure **six **things from the list.

### Feeling a little chilly?

### Dreaming of a warm tropical holiday?

Your task today is to research your dream over seas holiday.

You have a budget of $25,000.00 AUD

You need to include the following:

- Flights for two adults and two children return
- Accommodation for 7 days and 6 nights
- Transfers to and from the airport
- At least 3 tours or attractions to be visited example: entry to Disneyland, rides, souvenirs etc
- Food
- Spending Money

You may like to add more to your budget. This needs to be set out in Numbers on your iPad.

Here are some sites to get you started:

https://www.expedia.com.au/

https://www.trivago.com.au/

https://www.wotif.com/

https://www.webjet.com.au/

https://www.flightcentre.com.au/

https://www.jetstar.com/au/en/holidays

Click on the link to complete the footy day maths activity. Complete the task in your maths grid book.

Football Maths

That is ‘mean’ as in mean mean (average)!

For this task you will need to click on the link below and choose your favourite AFL team then complete the tasks listed below.

https://www.draftguru.com.au/lists/2019

1. Using your team’s players heights you need to find the range.

2. Using your team’s heights you need to find the mode.

3. Using the player’s heights find the median.

4. Choose six/seven/eight players heights and find the mean.

CHALLENGE 1: Find the mean for all the players on the list’s heights.

CHALLENGE 2: Find the Mode for all of the team’s playing in the 2019 AFL finals series.

Shoppers are provided with receipts for a variety of reasons such as:

- Personal budgeting
- Tax purposes
- Evidence of purchase
- Date of purchase and shop location
- The monitoring of rates, saving and savings specials

Using the Officeworks shopping docket provided, find the answers to the following questions and write them on the A3 paper provided:

- What is the store location?
- What was the purchase date?
- Using your iPad, find out what the acronyms ABN and GST stand for.
- Round each item to the nearest 50 cents.
- What was the total cost?
- Add 10% for the GST and calculate the new cost.
- What was the most expensive item?
- Write the product code for the least expensive item.
- How much were the stickers?
- If I paid in cash, what note combination could I use?
- If there were sales throughout the year, calculate the new costs if the following discounts apply: 25% 50% 10% 20%
- I decided to return the merit stamps. How much money would I receive back?