Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #4 – Prime Number Puzzle Solution

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 to think about and practice strategies for puzzle solving in a light-hearted 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 posthere.

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This video #4 (released on Thursday 9th April 2020) includes:

Puzzle with solutions: ‘Prime Numbers’ Puzzle

Puzzle for next video: ‘Easter Chocolate Bunny’ Puzzle

Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #4 [Full]

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Puzzle with Solution = ‘Prime Numbers’ Puzzle

Prime Number Puzzle -YouTube clip
Prime Number Puzzle -Text

Here are our solutions and some of the solutions sent in by our viewers. Did you solve the puzzle in a different way?

Bobby’s Solution
Susan’s Solution
viewer’s solution

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NEW puzzle for next video = ‘Easter Chocolate Bunny’ Puzzle

Easter Chocolate Bunny Puzzle – YouTube clip
Easter Chocolate Bunny Puzzle – Text

Our video with the solutions to this puzzle will be on YouTube on 14th 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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