Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Grade 6 goes maths mad

"Numbers have life; they're not just symbols on paper."
 Shakuntala Devi

Maths maths all around !

The digits of the year 2016 need to be used only once in various combinations in order to come up with answers 1 to 100.
The students use their newfound knowledge of exponents and square roots to solve this challenging problem.

--.-  x. -.-= 100

A decimal multiplication problem which should have a product closest to 100.

 A few students finally  came up with 99.96.

Can you come up with a closer one?


  1. I get it now, and I think its awesome! What a fun challenge!

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  3. This awesome! The closet I got was 2.2*4.5045=9.9999. Challenge you to get even closer!

    -YI 6A