Tag Archives: problem solving

Counting Coins

Do you find that using maths resources helps you with problem solving? Year 5 certainly do!

We had great fun today sorting counters into piles that fitted our rules. We then extended ourselves to try with larger numbers of coins to see how the problem changed.




Year 4 problem solving

  What were you investigating Bears?

What did you find out?

Sophie’s problem

Sophie has written her own problem today. Can you solve it?



4B have been exploring remainders today.

Can you solve this problem?

Ben has some sweets. He has up to 50 sweets. When he shares the sweets equally into groups of 4 he has 3 remaining. When he shares them into groups of 6 he has 5 remaining. How many sweets could Ben have?



Can you find all 4 possible solutions?