## QUESTION OF THE WEEK #2

(Suitable for Primary 4) Bag A and Bag B had an equal amount of rice at first. After 22.4 kg and 16.8 kg of rice were removed from Bag A and Bag B, respectively, Bag B had thrice as much rice as Bag A. How much rice did each bag have at first? Solution When […]

## The new economy needs people who can solve problems using calculators, not people who can calculate in their heads.

In today’s rapidly evolving world, where technology has become an integral part of our lives, the skills required to succeed have also undergone a significant transformation. While mental calculations were once considered a valuable skill, the rise of calculators and advanced computational tools has shifted the focus towards problem-solving abilities. Matrix Math, a forward-thinking math […]

How to help your teen beat maths exam stress? Anxiety is a part of taking exams, and for the most part, it is a perfectly normal reaction that motivates your child to be prepared through study. However, for some children, exam stress can get overwhelming. When this happens, your child may experience some of the […]

## WHY STUDENTS CHEAT – AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

What students cheat. Whether it’s pressure to pass exams, get good grades or to help out friends, most students have been exposed to cheating in some form or another. Most know it to be wrong yet can find a way to justify why it was done. “Everyone else is doing it so if I don’t […]

## QUESTION OF THE WEEK #1

(Suitable for Primary 3) I am a 4-digit odd number. The digit in my tens place is the smallest odd number. The digit in my ones place is 4 more than the digit in the tens place. The digit in the thousands place is thrice the digit in the hundreds place. If the digit in […]

## LOSING HALF-MARK FOR NOTATION

Please be mindful that certain schools may implement a half-mark deduction for unanswered or inadequately explained notations in mathematical assessments. Hence, students must provide clear and concise explanations and solutions to avoid unnecessary point deductions.

## WHAT IS NUMBER SENSE?

What is number sense? Number sense is the ability to understand, relate and connect numbers. When you have good number sense, you can: How can you help your child develop good number sense? Why is having a strong number sense important for your child? Good number sense builds a foundation for mathematical understanding that will […]