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Maths Investigating with Mr Hermann's Set

We have been learning how to measure the length of something using a ruler, this week. We wanted to investigate this problem, "Does the tallest person have the biggest feet?"

This is what we found out.

Measuring

Measuring

First we had to draw around our feet and measure them accurately.

Maths Investigating with Mr Hermann's Set

We have been learning how to measure the length of something using a ruler, this week. We wanted to investigate this problem, "Does the tallest person have the biggest feet?"

This is what we found out.

Checking

Checking

We then checked each other's measuring to see if we had measured accurately. 

Maths Investigating with Mr Hermann's Set

We have been learning how to measure the length of something using a ruler, this week. We wanted to investigate this problem, "Does the tallest person have the biggest feet?"

This is what we found out.

The results

The results

We then put everyone into height order. Jaden's feet were only 17cm and he was the tallest. Akash's feet were 20cm and he wasn't the tallest! Finley's feet were also 17cm and he was the smallest person.