Well done to students who solved last week’s problem! Here is a picture from Tia in Prep B that shows the solution…

# Category Archives: Problem of the week

# 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.

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, Term 4

How many squares on a chessboard altogether?

Can you explain a pattern or rule to prove your answer?

Refer to the problem of the week page to view the guidelines for submitting your response.

Go to the mathematician’s strategy toolbox for suggestions on strategies you might try.

# Introducing the MPPS Family Maths Problem of the Week!

During term 4, we will be posting a problem each week for families to solve together. Go to the “Problem of the Week” page to read about the details. There will be information in the newsletter during the first week to let you know how to get started!