Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #1 – Joe Wicks Puzzle Solutions

Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #1 (Tuesday 31st March 2020)

The Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Youtube video series with  me and the brilliant Bobby Seagull aims to improve the mathematical resilience in children and adults by showing that trying maths puzzles can be fun.

In our videos (every Tuesday & Thursday) we will be setting and solving a variety of maths puzzles. Our 10-15 minute videos are designed to support students, parents and teachers think about and practice strategies for puzzle solving in a lighthearted and enjoyable way.

We want to showcase a variety of solutions to our puzzles so please have a go and share your solutions with us and we will share them on our next videos. We are @MathsAppeal on Twitter or Instagram or you can email us at mathsappeal1@gmail.com – you could get a shout out!

We hope these videos bring some maths enjoyment to your homes during these uncertain times. Stay safe & remember ‘a puzzle shared is a puzzle enjoyed!’

For more information about the rationale and maths content of our videos have a look at my previous blog post here.

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This video #1 was released on Tuesday 31st March 2020 and includes:

Puzzle with solutions: ‘Joe Wicks ‘The body Coach’’ Puzzle

Puzzle for next video: ‘Cat Food’ Puzzle

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Puzzle with Solution = ‘Joe Wicks ‘The body Coach’’ Puzzle

Set on 27th March 2020 as BBC Radio 4 Puzzle For Today

Here are our puzzle solutions. Did you solve the puzzle in a different way?

Susan’s Solutions
Bobby’s Solution

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NEW puzzle for next video = ‘Cat Food’ Puzzle

Our video with the solutions to this puzzle will be on YouTube on 2nd April 2020

Have a go and share your solutions with us @MathsAppeal on Twitter or Instagram or you can email us at mathsappeal1@gmail.com. We’ll give you a shout out!

A puzzle shared is a puzzle enjoyed!

About Susan Okereke

A maths educator, passionate about shining a light on the fun & interesting places maths can be found in real life. Maths is EVERYWHERE and needs to be celebrated!

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