General Chat Thread, Literally correct? in General; Below is a scan of part of a maths test paper that was handed in in our lower school this ...
11th February 2010, 12:49 PM #1
Below is a scan of part of a maths test paper that was handed in in our lower school this week. The pupil unfortunately got the answer wrong, which is unremarkable in itself, but what's interesting is the very literal answer given when asked to show his working...
11th February 2010, 12:57 PM #2
prolly being daft here but I don't get the answer ?
11th February 2010, 12:59 PM #3
Brilliant. I love how minds work.
"Show how you worked it out", the student has done a drawing of themselves thinking. One must think to work it out. It's a very literal answer.
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
11th February 2010, 01:01 PM #4
Virgin media messing up the viewing of said picture.
11th February 2010, 01:03 PM #5
It's a drawing of a small person with thought bubbles, small-child style.
Originally Posted by ICT_GUY
11th February 2010, 01:04 PM #6
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11th February 2010, 01:12 PM #8
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11th February 2010, 01:13 PM #9
It would be more impressive if they got it right
11th February 2010, 01:20 PM #10
I agree in the fact that the student is being taught how to calculate the correct answer to the question, but the answer that has been given is in fact more correct than you might think!?
11th February 2010, 01:23 PM #11
This thread also reminds me of;
Thanks to Mako from:
ICT_GUY (11th February 2010)
11th February 2010, 01:31 PM #12
Funnily enough, that was the first one I mentioned to the teacher who brought me the above.
Originally Posted by Mako
11th February 2010, 02:01 PM #13
Would have been better if they'd put something random in the thought bubble, like a puppy - would explain the wrong answer at least :-P
11th February 2010, 02:19 PM #14
No No No, the working is not the answer. I mean the answer of £1.11 when it should be £1.30.
Originally Posted by bossman
2 - 2x(0.35)
Anyway they could also have shown a neuron firing to into synapse, ie how did you work it out -> I thought about it (duh)
or drawn a picture of a calculator.
11th February 2010, 04:31 PM #15
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