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Feb 1 2018
Issue #35 - MathsLinks Newsletter - resources for maths teachers
In case you missed it...
Last edition, I shared these two resources...
ADA Project is a free, expanding, online Mathematics textbook written by a Maths teacher, for students and teachers.
Dates as operations
The date as a number sentence... a collaborative collection.
Mathematics Standard - Student Outlines
Now with a
explaining how to use this spreadsheet to create student outlines/progress tracking for the Mathematics Standard Year 11 course.
How thick is a three-sided coin?
Matt Parker investigates what the thickness of a fair three-sided coin would be. You can help investigate this experimentally.
The ‘scale of probability’ activity
A hands-on activity about the scale of probability and the language used in the real world. [Download]
Samoa and Tokelau skip a day for dateline change
In 2011 the international dateline was moved around Samoa and Tokelau. This article would be helpful in describing why the international dateline is not straight.
The 5 Best Proofs that the Square Root of 2 is Irrational
Five slick proofs why the square root of 2 is irrational.
In case you missed it, NESA released some official notices relating to the new Stage 6 syllabuses:
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