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Estimation – History

October 6, 2012 Comments off

Above are pictures representing: The Battle of Britain, Waterloo and the Battle of Hastings

  • Estimate how long ago each of the events took place
  • Discuss with your friends when you believe each event took place
  • Look up the correct dates and see how close you were
  • Now estimate again how long ago each event took place
  • Check using subtraction exactly how long ago
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Numeracy within Art

October 6, 2012 Comments off
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This painting is called the “Weeping Woman” by Picasso.

  • How does Picasso convey the anguish and pain of the “Weeping Woman?”
  • What are the main colours used within the painting and why might Picasso have used them?
  • Estimate what percentage of the painting is yellow
  • Estimate what percentage of the painting is red
  • Estimate what percentage of the painting is green
  • Estimate what percentage of the painting is blue
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Approximation to Calculations

August 21, 2012 Comments off