Prob-Squad 2: Two-Way Tables

The next assessment of problem-solving… (see first here, and student write-up here)

  1. For homework, complete this excellent task from Underground Maths. (I tried it last year)
  2. Begin the lesson by drawing a Map of Maths. Some hilarious responses.IMG-9136IMG-9135IMG-9137IMG-9138
  3. In the meat of the lesson, use the two-way table as a prompt. What other headings could you use? How could you create links to other parts of Maths?
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    Strict timing and alternating between solo and group is important.
    Let’s take it in turns to put a random thing into the table. Now… can we find headings for the two-way table that work? Hmm.


    Amazing focussed digression on how to create a graph with n points of inflection

    Each of the elements in the table is a question, a starting point. A meta-table.
  4.  Maybe less nitty-gritty mathematical thinking this time, but more higher-level thinking about how to create links between disparate parts of Maths? Unsure, let’s wait until the write-ups come flooding in…

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