Posts Tagged ‘Maths’

Maths – Volume & Capacity

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

Maths – Measuring Perimeter

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

Maths – Length/Height

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?

Maths – Measuring Length

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

  1. Length of a drawing pin
  2. Height of a skyscraper
  3. Length of the front fence of the school
  4. Length of your arm from your shoulder to your wrist
  5. Distance from Melbourne to Sydney
  6. Thickness of your pen
  7. Length of your teacher’s desk
  8. Length of a truck
  9. Height of Mt Kosciukso
  10. Width of your fingernail on your little finger
  11. Your table or desk
  12. The whiteboard
  13. 10 times around the school oval
  14. Length of your pencil case

Accurately measure six things from the list.

Maths – Dream Holiday

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:

How Mean are you?

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.

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.

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Breaking Down the Docket

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:

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

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