Currently, my youngest Musica Mundi School Maths students are a super ‘High Five’ of Barbara, Jan, Julija, Sophie and—last, but certainly not least!—Hoi Yuet who turns from 11 to 12 tomorrow! They’ve all been happily and successfully going round in circles recently!!
Yes, the young stars have been solving numerous problems involving Circle Theorems, and have therefore encountered the number 360 more than a few times! They should all be awarded Degrees in Circles Maths!
To celebrate Hoi Yuet marching on and up from 11, feel free to grab a calculator and work out the high-five product 11 x 12 x 13 x 14 x 15.
The result of 360360 will hopefully bring a nice, round smiley to some faces!
The meaning of the name Helen is ‘bright, shining light’, and that well describes Mrs. Helen Coyne-Wincott, a lovely English teacher colleague of mine at Musica Mundi School.
In addition to being fluent in several languages, Helen is also very good at Mathematics, and she’s a highly talented musician, too, with special expertise on a particular instrument… You’ll discover which one, and lots more, in the following feast of fun puzzles that is an early celebration for Helen’s birthday coming in 3 days’ time! I have Helen’s permission to post numerous surprises. So, let’s magnify Helen’s enjoyment, OK!