Mathematics Problem Solving

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Problem Solving activities for students between 9 and 14 years of age.  Problems are based on real life and not so real life scenarios as well as YouTube videos.

23 September 2014 Edit: 23 September 2014

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The Australian Curriculum:
Number and AlgebraNumber and place valueACMNA076 Year 4 Develop efficient mental and written strategies and use appropriate digital technoloACMNA099 Year 5 Use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers to calculationsACMNA100 Year 5 Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by oneor twodigit numbers uACMNA101 Year 5 Solve problems involving division by a one digit number, including those that resultACMNA123 Year 6 Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital tecACMNA124 Year 6 Investigate everyday situations that use positive and negative whole numbers and zerFractions and decimalsACMNA126 Year 6 Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or relaACMNA127 Year 6 Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and wiACMNA128 Year 6 Add and subtract decimals, with and without digital technologies, and use estimationACMNA129 Year 6 Multiply decimals by whole numbers and perform divisions that result in terminating Money and financial mathematicsACMNA080 Year 4 Solve problems involving purchases and the calculation of change to the nearest fiveACMNA106 Year 5 Create simple financial plansACMNA132 Year 6 Investigate and calculate percentage discounts of 10%, 25% and 50% on sale items, wiACMNA174 Year 7 Investigate and calculate ‘best buys’, with and without digital technologiesMeasurement and GeometryUsing units of measurementACMMG108 Year 5 Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, area, volume, capacity and massACMMG109 Year 5 Calculate the perimeter and area of rectangles using familiar metric unitsACMMG135 Year 6 Connect decimal representations to the metric systemACMMG136 Year 6 Convert between common metric units of length, mass and capacityACMMG137 Year 6 Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths and areas using appropriate unitsACMMG138 Year 6 Connect volume and capacity and their units of measurementACMMG159 Year 7 Establish the formulas for areas of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms and useACMMG160 Year 7 Calculate volumes of rectangular prismsGeometric reasoningACMMG089 Year 4 Compare angles and classify them as equal to, greater than or less than a right anglACMMG141 Year 6 Investigate, with and without digital technologies, angles on a straight line, angleACMMG163 Year 7 Identify corresponding, alternate and cointerior angles when two parallel straight l

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