# Spring 1 – Week 3

Written on January 23rd, 2019

What another great week of brilliant Maths entries!

I love seeing all of your clever calculations to the problems – don’t forget to write about how you solved it! Here are some good ideas for beginning your sentences to help when you explain your mathematical thinking.

I figured out … by…
I noticed…
Something that is important to remember is…
I thought…
I solved the problem by…
I can prove my thinking by …
The strategy I used was…
I think … because…
… and … are similar/different because…
This reminds me of … because…
I knew my answer was correct because…
The first thing I did to solve the problem was…
I know the answer is reasonable because…
I can check my answer by…
I can prove my thinking by…
I know my answer is correct because…
The strategy I used was….
Another strategy you could use would be…
I know this because…
I discovered that…
I learnt that…
The best way to solve this problem would be…
A better strategy would be _________________ because

Click here to download the latest CMC challenge – it is due on the 5th February. CMC SP1 Week 3