Maths mate Term 2 Sheet 8

Problem 23: if you could roll the same number every time, what number would you choowe so that you could move from S to F in the least number of rolls.

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Predict: I predict that this problem will take a lot of trial and error.

Clarify: I have no words, sentences or phrases to clarify.

Find the big question: What number would get me to the finish in the least amount of rolls?

Solution:

In this problem I am just going to test out each Number and how many rolls it will take. For each number I wrote it down, but I remembered to keep in mind the snakes and ladders!

Theses are my results:

1- infinite

2- five rolls

3- infinite

4- infinite

5- infinite

6-  infinite.

The answer is 2.

Summary: the mathematicians toolbox strategy I used in this problem was trial and error, and make a list.

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