Making Maths Count

Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge – Spring 2020 solutions
14th April 2020 by Chris McCord
You can find the solutions to this year’s Deputy First Minster’s Spring Maths Challenge in this post

Give your views on the Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge
19th February 2020 by Chris McCord
Give your views on the Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Mixed Doubles
6th October 2019 by John Swinney MSP
This week’s final maths problem is about playing mixeddoubles tennis. Thanks for taking part in this year’s Maths Week Scotland 2019!

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Stripes
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!

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Squares and Rectangles
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!

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – The Extension
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!

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Sums
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!

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – The Test
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!

Maths Week Scotland 2019 – Broken Calculator
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!

Maths Week Scotland 2018 Solutions
16th September 2018 by John Swinney MSP
Here are the solutions to the Maths Week Scotland puzzles!