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Maths Item of the Month

June 2015
A couple of MEI Conference taster problems

Problem solving at KS3&4 - 13:45-14:45 Saturday 27th June with Phil Chaffe

Pattern 1:

semi-circles pattern 1

Pattern 2:

semi-circles pattern 2

What would the shaded area of pattern 3 be?

Florence Nightingale - 09:00-10:00 Friday 26th June with Stella Dudzic

“The regulation allowance of raw spirit which a man may obtain at the canteen is no less than 18½ gallons per annum ; which is, I believe, three times the amount per individual which has raised Scotland, in the estimation of economists, to the rank of being the most spirit-consuming nation in Europe.”
Florence Nightingale on the British army in India in “How people may live and not die in India. London : Emily Faithful, 1863.”

How does this compare to current drinking habits?

MEI Conference 2015

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