# Maths staff meeting

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1. Word cloud
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What is the answer to 2 + 2?
2. Slide
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What is the meaning of 'equation'? What is the definition of 'subtraction'? What does the term 'prime number' mean?
Math Questions
3. Slide
60 seconds
Addition: The process of combining two or more numbers to find the sum. Subtraction: The process of taking away one number from another to find the difference. Multiplication: The process of repeating a number or adding a number to itself a certain number of times to find the product.
Concepts:
4. Slide
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The symbol for infinity was invented by a Welsh mathematician in the 17th century. The number Pi, which is used to calculate the circumference of a circle, can be calculated to over one trillion digits. The mathematical symbol ‘√’ was first used by a French mathematician in 1525.
Did you know?
5. Open question
300 seconds
What is the difference between an equation and an expression?
6. Open question
300 seconds
How can we use algebra to solve word problems?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What does it mean to solve an equation?
8. Open question
300 seconds
What strategies do you use to solve math problems?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a pineapple lounging on the beach, beneath an umbrella, with a pina colada in its hand, blissed-out besides coconut and banana friends enjoying radiant vitamin D.
10. Poll
60 seconds
What is the value of pi (π)?
• 3.14159265359
• 4.66920160910
• 1.61803398875
• 2.71828182846
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the square root of 64?
• 6
• 4
• -8
• 8
12. Poll
60 seconds
What is the formula for calculating area of a rectangle?
• (Length + Width)/2
• (Length - Width)/2
• (Length x Width)/2
• Length x Width
13. Poll
60 seconds
What is the formula for calculating perimeter of a square?
• (Length/Width) * Height
• (2 x Length) + (2 x Width)
• 4 x Length
• Length + Width + Height
14. Poll
60 seconds
If a student scored 80, 90, and 95 on three tests respectively, what is their average score?
• 81
• 89
• 88.33
• 85
15. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a fraction and a decimal?