Problem of the Week – Week 3, Term 4

This week the green team need some help to work out a solution to a problem they are having. The chickens are laying 3 eggs a day. The green team have 13 egg cartons. How long will it take to fill the egg cartons?

This picture shows what one egg carton looks like. You might use it to help you.egg carton


The green team will appreciate your problem solving, as it will help them know when they will need to get some more egg cartons!



Problem of the Week – Week 1 Solution!

Well done to the eager mathematician’s who attempted this week’s problem! There were some fantastic solutions and different mathematical strategies. Click on the image below to check out the solution…

chessboard solution


If you would like to see some clever solutions from MPPS students (from Prep to Grade 4) then look at the original problem and see their comments!


Welcome to Moonee Ponds Primary School’s Maths Blog

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Here you will find information about the common language and strategies used across our school and within your child’s classroom. These include the Mathematician’s Strategy Toolbox and Maths Conversation Starters. There are also links to online learning activities through Besides giving an insight into what your child is learning the aim of this site is also to provide practical activities for you to do with your child at home and questions you can ask your child to help them learn.

If you have any questions please see your child’s classroom teacher.