This just in… We need to brush up on our 5th grade problem solving savvy.
We arrived at Taft elementary this week ready to share all our know-how with the youngsters and dove right into this weeks demands – fractions. It seems that every Treasure Tuesday we spend working with the students at Taft results in our own skills brushing up as well.
Fractions. Multiplication Trees. Perimeter. Area (taking you back to the old days?? Right!)
While working on a particular question during our session we reached a serious brain impasse. After trying various approaches to the answer, we consulted two Program Leaders and even they were stumped! So this lead us to trying the first Treasure Tuesday Quick Fire Challenge– Who ever correctly answers the question below first via Facebook or Twitter will receive a new Vinchee Backpack in the mail.
Follow the pattern below, what will the perimeter of the 5th figure be?