## First problem which had my attention...

We were to use the digits 0 to 9 to form sums that gave us two digit answers by having two digits adding to another two digits, without using any digit twice. Below were some of the sums that i did. It might look plain and boring here but i was given mini digit cards so i concrete materials to produce the sums.

Then we were challenged to think deeper.

What is the largest two digit answer possible?

Answer: 98 (Many possible ways such as 57+41 , 61+37...)

What is the smallest two digit possible?

Answer: 39 (Only one way, which is 25 + 14)

I thought that this would be an interesting problem for the early primary to work with as it allows them to explore number bonds.

## The other problem which had me interested at the second impression was Fractions!!!

Sharing 3/4 of a cake between two people - How much cake does one person get?

At first, it seemed like a nightmare to me. I know how to get to the answer but when i saw the fraction that i had to work with, 3/4 divided by 2, I had a mental block!!! (Got me thinking about my secondary school mathematics)

Luckily, I had dearest course mates to the rescue and i enjoyed the process of working out the fraction sum :) The two methods that i did. Same answers but different way of looking at the model...

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