# Probability

Click on the link to the website below to investigate the probability of different outcomes on the spinner: http://www.mathplayground.com/probability.html

# Why lbs?

In Mrs Llewellyn’s maths group today we learned how to use conversion graphs. We converted our Mario Kart data from km to m. We then looked at other measurements to convert and one was kilograms to pounds. This lead to us wondering why the symbol for pounds is lbs. This doesn’t seem to make any [...]

# Range, mode, median and mean

In Mrs Llewellyn’s Numeracy group we have been revising key data handling skills. First of all we collected data (playing Mario Kart) then decided how to present it. Most people chose a bar graph, but some experimented by having the bars going horizontal. Today we revised the meaning of: RANGE MODE MEDIAN MEAN We kept [...]

# Mr Wallis’ Maths Group Furniture Challenge -Team B

Today we were set to a challange to create a HOL company book box from IKEA. We didn’t have the instructions so we didnt know what we were building. We eventually found out what to do but it still took hard work to find out what to do. We used 6 squares, 8 screws, 4 [...]

# Mr. Wallis’ Maths Group Furniture Challenge – Team A

We found it hard at  first because we didn’t understand the instructions, because  we prefer written instructions  instead of pictures. We didn’t even use the instructions  because we are brainier than we thought and they were a bit hard to follow. Angel did most  of the building, she was great in leadership and we all had lots of fun building the storage box. We created a cube.

# Mr. Wallis’ Maths Group – Maths Trail

On Wednesday, you will be scouring the school grounds on the hunt for 3D shapes (some of you will be looking for 2D shapes too). Use the ipods to ‘tag’ the structure that you believe is a 3D shape. Be prepared to explain your ideas about the shapes. Here are some places that you should [...]

# Weather Reports

We created weather reports telling the cities across the world what the weather was going to be like on February 9th 2012. Were our reports accurate? Wellington, New Zealand Berlin, Germany Buenos Aires, Argentina