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Maths Trails


  • Page extent: 64 pages
  • Size: 297 x 211 mm
  • Weight: 0.23 kg
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521700436)

  • Published November 2008

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The Maths Trails teacher books and CD-ROMs introduce, develop and enhance mathematical problem-solving skills. 'Excel at Problem Solving' is part of a series of mathematics enrichment titles developed by the NRICH team at Cambridge University.

This Teacher's Guide details 23 problem-solving activities arranged in a trail progressing in difficulty. Each activity focuses on a specific skill or strategy that develops a particular aspect of problem solving. The full supporting notes and CD-ROM for teachers include useful questions, prompts and hints for students and possible outcomes for each activity.


Introduction; Problem solving and mathematical thinking; Ideas for managing sessions; Developing construction skills; Modelling and optimisation. CD-ROM containing an extensive collection of ready-made spreadsheets to support each activity and extend mathematical thinking.

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