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Maths Murder Mysteries

Maths murder mysteries are a brilliant way to engage students within their learning as well as starting to explore both their reasoning and problem solving skills. Below are a few of the murder mysteries I have made and used with my students of varying abilities and ages. 

Number 

Revision - This Maths Murder Mystery involves students practising and applying their basic algebra, number and geometry skills.

Algebra 

Regional Inequalities - This Murder Mystery is set in a school and the students need to use their knowledge of regional inequality graphs to locate the murderer. 

Revision - This Maths Murder Mystery involves students practising and applying their basic algebra, number and geometry skills.

Geometry

Revision - This Maths Murder Mystery involves students practising and applying their basic algebra, number and geometry skills.

Data Handling

Mean from a Table - This Harry Potter themed Maths Murder Mystery involves students having to presume the murderer is an average person. They need to caculate the averages of the guests to start narrowing down the murderer. It includes students needing to both calculate and estimate the mean from ungrouped and grouped tables.

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Danielle Bartram

Maths Lead Practitioner

Acklam Grange School
Middlesbrough
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