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

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