John Swinney MSP

John Swinney MSP

Written 15 posts

Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Mixed Doubles

6th October 2019

This week’s final maths problem is about playing mixed-doubles tennis. Thanks for taking part in this year’s Maths Week Scotland 2019!

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Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Stripes

5th October 2019

Today’s problem for Maths Week Scotland 2019 is one where you have to work out how many stripes there are on some tiger fish. Good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Squares and Rectangles

4th October 2019

For day five of Maths Week Scotland 2019 let’s see how many squares and rectangles you can count. Good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland 2019 – The Extension

3rd October 2019

Today’s problem is about putting an extension on your house and some of the costs involed. Enjoy day 4 of Maths Week Scotland 2019 and good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Sums

2nd October 2019

It’s day three of Maths Week Scotland 2019. To really work your brains today try this problem without using a calculator. Good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland 2019 – The Test

1st October 2019

I have set a test scoring problem for you to solve in day two of Maths Week Scotland 2019. Good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Broken Calculator

30th September 2019

It’s Maths Week Scotland 2019 and to kick things off here is a problem about a broken calculator… Good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland 2018 Solutions

16th September 2018

Here are the solutions to the Maths Week Scotland puzzles!

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Maths Week Scotland – Poor Timekeeping

16th September 2018

It’s the final day of Maths Week Scotland 2018 and here is the final puzzle. Good luck!

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Maths Week Scotland – Coinage System

15th September 2018

Welcome to the day six Maths Week Scotland 2018 puzzle. You might want to work together with friends or family members to solve this one. Enjoy!

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