### NRICH PROBLEM SOLVING KS1 MONEY

They will plant them within circular paths. At a suitable opportunity, have a mini-plenary to share some strategies. Your school has been left a million pounds in the will of an ex- pupil. In the plenary, you could share your own way of working systematically and see whether your solution is the same as the children’s. Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level: Teddy Town There are nine teddies in Teddy Town – three red, three blue and three yellow.

Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan’s crisps and ice-cream cost altogether. Christmas Shopping Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: If a child wants a new toy, for example, the depth of desire for the toy is of much greater importance than its cost. George needs 2p more and Jim need 50p more to buy it. Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level: Dogger Age 3 to 5 Challenge Level:

Use the computer to model an epidemic. Start to write up their suggestions on the board, for example by listing the five coins and the total. To understand exactly what a 2p coin represents we have to have solvig two of the skills in the list above connecting digits with the value they represent, and understanding that value may be independent of physical properties.

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town – three red, three blue and three yellow. How much money might he have?

# Money Problems? :

The Legacy Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level: Reasoning and Convincing at KS2 Age 7 to 11 The tasks in this collection can be used to encourage children to convince others of their reasoning, by first convincing themselves, then a friend, then a ‘sceptic’.

When we introduce 2p coins to Year 1 children we are making the assumption that these skills have been acquired. How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?

What is the difference between the amount Al and Di have? How much money did the pensioner have before being robbed? How much money did the Queen give away in pence as a power of 2? Money Bags Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: If these numbers are arranged in ascending order, what is the th number?

## Money Bags

We have to know the names of the numbers, in the correct order. In other words, although they could completely comprehend what they had been doing, they had no way of storing the information on paper, or ‘reading’ what another person may sokving ‘written’ to explain the ‘transactions’.

A Year of Investigations Age 5 to 14 This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and All 5 to 11 7 priblem 14 11 to 16 14 to 18 Challenge level: To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. What could each of the children buy with their money?

Remove one of the clues. Fractions – Sequences and Patterns Exploring interesting patterns and sequences generated with fractions. Vera is shopping at a market with these coins in her purse. If they have not as the research would suggest we are most probably about to introduce confusion to the child as well.

# The Money Maze :

Five Coins Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Suppose we start children off with ‘pre-money coins’ or tokens that indicate their value in a way solviny acceptable to young children than by putting digits on them. In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar. At the beginning of the night three poker players; Alan, Bernie and Craig had money in the ratios 7: Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing g?

Roasting Old Chestnuts 4 Age 11 to 16 For teachers. Having coins at the ready will be helpful for many pupils.

## 138 Matches for money

We have to understand the connection between digits symbols and the value they represent. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. More of Convince Me Age 7 to Money Sk1 Age 5 nnrich 7 Challenge Level: