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Probability Reasoning Tasks

Probability Reasoning Tasks

Several tasks all based on the infamous ‘Hannah’s Sweets’ Edexcel GCSE question about combined probability. These tasks are designed to improve students’ mathematical reasoning and were created as part of the Mathematical Reasoning at GCSE project run by Cambridge Maths Hub. The tasks vary in difficulty, and include work on writing expressions, mutually exclusive and independent events, using probability diagrams (probability/frequency trees, Venn and 2-way table), combining probabilities of multiple events and forming and solving quadratic equations. They are not intended to be used all together; just pick and choose one or two suitable ones for your class. The Venn diagram task is an excellent idea I swiped from the amazing Mr Barton. A similar set of tasks on a different application of quadratic expressions can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/algebraic-area-reasoning-tasks-11838759. Please please consider leaving some feedback. I’d be really interested to hear which tasks you chose and how you used them!
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Problem Solving Lesson - Who Wrote This?

Problem Solving Lesson - Who Wrote This?

This lesson encourages students to use Maths that they know to try to solve a real world problem: Who wrote an anonymous document. The lesson is set up as an intriguing mystery and is solved in small groups, your students should be hooked from the start. There are many mathematical skills which students can employ to solve the mystery, and as students have the choice, there is natural differentiation baked in to this rich task. The powerpoint does suggest two possible avenues for students who struggle to come up with an idea. These use: averages relative frequency One extra note - this lesson is best used with larger classes, as no single technique is particularly accurate in isolation. The magic happens when each group compares their results and their combined solution becomes a lot more convincing.
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AQA GCSE Maths Single Mark Questions - Giga Bundle - Papers 1F and 1H

AQA GCSE Maths Single Mark Questions - Giga Bundle - Papers 1F and 1H

A set of 12 tests of Single Mark Questions for AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) - Paper 1H. Covers all topics from number to statistics at F tier and H tier. Supplied as pdfs and word documents. Useful for assessment, pre-assessment, study, revision, whole-class teaching or independent study. In word document format, so can be adapted to make an almost infinite number of questions. Available also in Mega bundles with all H tier materials and as a Giga bundle here with all F tier and H tier papers. For feedback, questions and information, email us at info@dmepublications.co.uk
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AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) Single Mark Questions Mega Bundle Paper 1H

AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) Single Mark Questions Mega Bundle Paper 1H

A set of 10 Single Mark Question Papers for AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) - Paper 1H in word and pdf format. Covers all 6 areas of the specification from number to statistics. Useful for assessment, pre-assessment, study, revision, whole-class teaching or independent study. In word document format, so can be adapted to make an almost infinite number of questions. Available in Mega bundle format here with all H tier materials and as a Giga bundle with all F tier and H tier papers. For feedback and information, email us at info@dmepublications.co.uk
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AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) - Single Mark Questions - Probability and Statistics Paper 1H Word document

AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) - Single Mark Questions - Probability and Statistics Paper 1H Word document

A set of 32 Single Mark Questions for AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) - Probability and Statistics - Paper 1H. Useful for assessment, pre-assessment, study, revision, whole-class teaching or independent study. In word document format, so can be adapted to make an almost infinite number of questions. Available also in Mega bundles with all H tier materials and as a Giga bundle with all F tier and H tier papers. For feedback and information, email us at
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AQA GCSE Maths Paper 1F Single Mark Questions Bundle

AQA GCSE Maths Paper 1F Single Mark Questions Bundle

A set of 10 Papers - in pdf and word format for AQA GCSE Maths, covering number, algebra, ratio rates of change and proportion, geometry and measures, probability and statistics. Can be printed out in pdf or amended in word, allowing adaptation to an almost infinite number of questions. Ideal for pre-assessment, assessment, revision, study, exam preparation, whole class teaching, independent work. Can be used with the interactive whiteboard, emailed to students, shared on the shared area. For feedback, email us at info@dmepublications.co.uk
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AQA GCSE Mathematics (9-1) - Single Mark Questions - Probability and Statistics - Paper 1F Word doc

AQA GCSE Mathematics (9-1) - Single Mark Questions - Probability and Statistics - Paper 1F Word doc

A set of 25 Single Mark GCSE Questions for AQA Maths (9-1) - Probability and Statistics. In word document format, so can be adapted at will. Also available as a bundle of F tier papers and a mega bundle of F tier and H tier papers in word. Great for assessment, pre-assessment, homework, revision, exam study, class teaching and exam preparation. For more information, contact the team at Enjoy your maths!
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AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) 350+ Questions Mega Bundle - Paper 1F and  1H

AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) 350+ Questions Mega Bundle - Paper 1F and 1H

A set of 10 tests covering all areas of the AQA GCSE Maths (9-1) specification. Over 350 Single Mark Questions, covering Number, Algebra, Ratio, Geometry, Probability and Statistics. Also available as individual tests or bundles for F tier and H tier. Contact us by emailing info@dmepublications.co.uk with feedback or questions. Enjoy!
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