Maths Week 2014

Maths week 2014 will kick off tomorrow morning at Piercestown N.S.

We have registered with http://www.mathsweek.ie and here are a flavour of some of the additional maths activities that will take place this week:

A Giant Maths Quiz in the P.E. hall

Target Boards – for more information go to http://www.mathsweek.ie/2014/schools/mathsweek.target.competitions

Tables champions

Maths Trails around the grounds

Maths activities in the classrooms

Here are some fun maths quotes:

  • Mickey Mouse: “Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.
  • “Decimals have a point.”

And some fun maths jokes for the children:

  • What do mathematicians eat on Halloween? Pumpkin Pi.
  • Why did the math book look so sad? Because it had so many problems.
  • A circle is just a round straight line with a hole in the middle.
  • Decimals have a point.
  • Why do plants hate math? Because it gives them square roots.
  • Why did the boy eat his math homework? Because the teacher told him it was a piece of cake.
  • Have you heard the latest statistics joke? Probably.
  • What did the acorn say when it grew up? Geometry.
  • What do you call an empty parrot cage? Polygon.
  • Cakes are round but Pi are square.
  • How can you make time fly? Throw a clock out the window!
  • Without geometry, life is pointless.

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