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Week 6 w/c 6.7.20

Each week you're going to have some different tasks to do. Every day there will be a maths problem to solve too.

Day 1: Word problems

Days 2, 3 and 4: Maths skills

Day 5: A combination of skills

Click below to have a look at some of the main areas of maths to do some revision and use the websites linked too

Day 1

Today I'd like you to have a go at these word problems.

 

spare time

240 retired people were surveyed about how they passed their time. 110 said they did a crossword every day, 95 said they did some gardening every day and 10 said that every day they did a crossword and some gardening. How many said they did neither crosswords nor gardening? 
 
hello!

Last year the French government carried out a survey to see how many 16 year olds spoke English or German as a second language. Here are some of the findings:
65% spoke English but not German
9% spoke German but not English
12% spoke neither English nor German
What was the percentage of 16 year olds who could speak both English and German? 
 
breakfast time!
Seaview Hotel had 60 visitors staying on Tuesday night and all came down to breakfast the following morning. 19 had just cereals. 27 had just a cooked breakfast. 11 had both cereals and a cooked breakfast. How many had neither cereals nor a cooked breakfast? 
 
bird watch
During the month of March (31 days) Jane kept a record of which birds visited her garden. She saw robins on 7 days and sparrows on 27 days. On 2 days she saw neither robins nor sparrows. On how many days did she spot both robins and sparrows? 
 

Also have a go at this arithmetic paper

Day 2

Today I'd like you to have a go at working out the area of compound shapes (the inside of a shape). First you can look at the picture (click on it to make it bigger) to remind yourself of how to calculate area. Then open up the PDF document which will give you the chance to practice these skills. You could answer the questions on a piece of paper.

 

When working out the area of compound shapes - which simply means two or more shapes put together - you have to work out the area of the individual shape first and then add them up.

Click on the link below to have a go at working out area of compound shapes

Day 3

Today I'd like you to have a go at reading and interpreting line graphs. First you can look at the picture (click on it to make it bigger) to remind yourself of how to interpret line graphs. Then open up the PDF document which will give you the chance to practice these skills. You could answer the questions on a piece of paper.

Click on the link below to have a go at reading and interpreting line graphs

Day 4

Today I'd like you to have a go at solving problems involving line graphs. Look back at the revision picture from yesterday for how to work with line graphs. Then open up the PDF document which will give you the chance to practice these skills. You could answer the questions on a piece of paper.

Click on the link below to have a go at solving problems involving line graphs

Day 5

Today I'd like you to have a go at this maths skills test which combines lots of different areas of maths that we looked at earlier in the year. Use the websites at the top of the page to help you with any revision you may need to do.
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