Making Maths Count
6th October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
This week's final maths problem is about playing mixed-doubles tennis. Thanks for taking part in this year's Maths Week Scotland 2019!
5th October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
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!
4th October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
For day five of Maths Week Scotland 2019 let's see how many squares and rectangles you can count. Good luck!
3rd October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
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!
2nd October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
It's day three of Maths Week Scotland 2019. To really work your brains today try this problem without using a calculator. Good luck!
1st October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
I have set a test scoring problem for you to solve in day two of Maths Week Scotland 2019. Good luck!
30th September 2019 by John Swinney MSP
It's Maths Week Scotland 2019 and to kick things off here is a problem about a broken calculator... Good luck!
21st August 2019 by Chris McCord
Maths Week Scotland will be back from 30 September – 6 October 2019. You can uncover the maths we take for granted in our lives, and see maths in a whole new light during Maths Week Scotland. Even if you haven’t thought about maths since your last lesson at school, there is something for everyone....
26th July 2019 by Chris McCord
You can find the solutions to this year’s Deputy First Minster’s Summer Maths Challenge below. We hope you had a great time cheering on the Scottish Women’s National Team at their first World Cup. Enjoy the rest of your summer! DFM Summer Maths Challenge solutions
16th April 2019 by Chris McCord
We hope you enjoyed this year’s Deputy First Minster’s Easter Maths Challenge. Let us know how you got on hunting for minibeasts! Please select this link to access the solutions