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!