draMATHic Five – Triangle

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draMATHic Four – Trapezium

Well, this is numero cuatro in my series of mini scenes merging drama and maths. Enjoy the first three here, here and here. Enjoying this blog? Subscribe immediately to get first dibs on new posts.

Mr T: The next shape to learn is a trapezium.
Alex: A trap museum? I’ve never heard of it.
Class laughs. Continue reading

draMATHic Three – Circumference

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Teacher, Mr T: Two lessons ago, we learnt the formula for the area of a circle. Who remembers it?
Alex the clueless: I do!

mathsdramaBenny the bully: It’s not a wedding ceremony, Alex!
*Class shouts at once: PIES ARE SQUARED!!! Laughter erupts!

Mr T smiles: Fair enough, but remember to put your hands up to answer next time.
Class: Sorry sir! Continue reading

draMATHic Two – Rectangle

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Teacher: Good morning class. We’re starting off today with learning to work out the area of a rectangle.

mathsdramaAlex with his hand up, says, Sir.
Mr T: Yes, Alex.
Alex: Our PE teacher hasn’t taught us that workout yet.

Mr T: *confused face* I’m lost, I don’t understand what you’ve just said.
Nadia: Sir, it’s because you said “work out”. He thinks a rectangle is an exercise! Continue reading

draMATHic One – Circle

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Mr T, the teacher: Today, we’re going to learn about formulas relating to circles. Anyone have an example of circles?
*Silence follows . . .

Annabelle: Sir, I have a good example of a circle.
Mr T: Thanks Anna. Please share.
Anna: Pies! Continue reading

Numbers

This is a light-reading, short post. Enjoy anyway!

 numbers Image credit: Striker24x7

Different things may come to your mind when you see or hear the word ‘Numbers’. There’s a TV series called Numb3rs, a book in the Bible called Numbers, a sub-section under Mathematics in Resources on tes.com called Number, an app called Numbers, even a record label. I probably could go on to give more examples but I suppose you get the point, or at least beginning to see that everywhere you go, there are Numbers. Heck, it’s/they’re one of the first things you have to learn growing up.

So, anyway, here I am currently reading the book of Numbers (as at the time of drafting Continue reading