# Easter Maths

## Here is an eclectic collection mathematical activities from Transumwhich all have a loose Easter connection.

### Celebrate

Customs that have become associated with Easter and are observed by both Christians and some non-Christians include eating chocolate Easter eggs, Easter parades, communal dancing, the Easter Bunny and egg hunting. Let's join the celebrations with some mathematics.

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### Egg Box Investigation

In how many different ways can two eggs be arranged in an egg box?

### Tessellating Bunnies

The Easter bunny reproduces very quickly so that you can create a tessellating pattern of rabbits.

### Coordinate Bunny

Plot the coordinates to reveal the Easter creature - very cute!

### Easter Egg Hunt

Find the eggs in the maze than answer a multiple choice question to proceed.

### Songkran Game

People in Thailand have a holiday at this time of the year too but instead of celebrating Easter they enjoy Songkran.

### Even Easter Bunnies

Click on six Easter bunnies to leave an even number in each row and column.

### Egg Timer Puzzles

Use the two egg timers provided to time the cooking of a hard-boiled egg.

### Systematic Easter Eggs

Drag the Easter eggs into the cells. There should be no more than one copy of each egg in any row or column.

### Easter Logic Puzzle

Complete the table showing the facts about three women who like celebrating Easter.

### Fried Eggs Riddle

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I started with six eggs. I broke two eggs, I fried two eggs and I ate two eggs. How many eggs remain?

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### Eva's Eggs

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Eva keeps chickens and one day was taking a basket of eggs to market. Work out how many eggs there were by reading this puzzle in the Newsletter.

### Easter Permutations

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How many ways can the letters inEASTERbe arranged?

If you are not sure try this arranging activity first.

### Graph Egg

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Draw an egg-shaped graph using the arc of a circle and part of a parabola.

Graph Plotter

### Volume of an Egg

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If you have a measuring jug and a water supply how could you measure the volume of an egg?

Don't get the floor wet!

### Egg-streme Fact

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In 2007 the world's largest Easter egg hunt took place. 10,000 people hunted for 501,000 hidden eggs in Florida, USA [source Woman's Day].

How many eggs each (average)?

### End of Term

Teachers: Here are some ideas for activities for the last week of Term, before the Easter holidays begin.

### Holiday Activities

Students: Here are some ideas for activities you can do at home when the Easter holidays begin.

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