Mathematics and the Picture Thinkers Key

How does the picture below relate to mathematics? Challenge: Try to relate fractions, percentages and decimals!

1. List 5 reasons why this picture relates to maths.

2. Write 3 maths questions you could ask somebody about this picture.

16 thoughts on “Mathematics and the Picture Thinkers Key

  1. 1.what percentage of red bushes are there?

    2.what fraction of trees are there without leaves and what fraction of trees with leavs are there?

    3.what season is it acorrding to the trees?

    4.what percentage of greens things are there?
    alex isabella

  2. 3 questions for maths is:
    1. what is the percent of red bushes in green bushes?
    2. what season is it according to the trees and the weather?

    By Damian B and Luke K

    • 3. How many teachers would look out that window every day?

      5 ways this relates to maths
      1. you can look at all of the angles that are around the picture.
      2. you can take surveys of how many people look out the window or how many people walk on the pavement.
      3. you can look at the percent of the bricks on both sides of the drain.
      4. you can look at all the different shapes in the picture and see how many squares are in it.
      5. you can count out stuff like how many bars are in the cream fence.

      By Damian B and Luke K

  3. 1. what is the fraction of the tiles on the right side of the drain?

    2. how many letres go into the drain each year?

    3.what is the percentage of the white fence?
    by greta and ashley
    mrs boyhans blog

    • 4. if you counted the amount of red plants and took away 75% of them how many red plants would be left?

      5.what is your prediction of the season according to the appearence of the environment
      By greta and ashley
      mrs Boyhans blog:)

    • This is the second part of our reasons and questions

      2. There are many shapes in the photo
      3. There are many angles to figure out
      4. What Season is it according to the plants and the trees?
      5. What is the percentage of how many tiles is on the roof

      3 questions
      1.How many tiles are on the right side of the drain?
      2.What is the percentage of the wood planks on the white fence?
      3.How many branches are there on the two front trees?

  4. Five reasons why this picture relates to maths:

    1.The trees can tell the season it is
    2.The paver’s cover up a fraction of the picture
    3.The window has angles in it
    4.Half of the bushes are red (fractions)

    • Three maths questions you could ask somebody about this picture:

      1.What is the angle on the roof?
      2.What season is it?
      3.How long is the drain?

      Elisa & Ally G
      Mrs Boyhans Blog :]

  5. This Photo relates to Maths Because:

    1. It has many different angles
    2. You can do a lot of different percentage equations with it
    3. You can tell what time of the day it could be
    4. It has a lot of different shapes
    5. It has a lot of tessellations in the tiles

    Our questions are:

    1. How many Perpendicular lines are there?
    2. What is the percentage of the tiles on the left and right side of the drain?
    3. How many different shapes are there in the picture?

    Marie-Anne, Bronte and Lisa,
    Mrs Boyhans Blog 🙂

  6. 5 ways this picture relates to maths:
    1: There are a lot of angles in the picture.
    2: You can figure out the percentage of tiles.
    3: You can figure the fraction of tiles used in that area of the roof.
    4: You can see that the temperature is winter because of the trees.
    5: You can figure out the decimal of red bushes used in that area.

    3 questions:
    1: How many liters of rain water goes down the drain every year?
    2: What fraction of the tiles in the school the colours of the tiles in the picture?
    3: What percentage of the tiles are on the left side of the drain?

    Maddison

  7. Hi all,
    These are our questions for the pictures that realates to maths.

    1.How many shapes are to be seen in the picure.

    2.What is the season acording to the trees.

    3.How many letres of water have been through the drains in one year/365 days.

    4. there are seven red plants in the picture, if we take five bushes away, what is the persentage of bushes left.

    5. how many angles are there in the picture

    from Claudia, stephen and julez

  8. Five reasons why this picture relates to Maths:

    1:The picture has many shapes!
    2:There are many angles in this picture!
    3:The trees can tell what time of the year it is!
    4:The wooden fence has many pairs of parallel lines!
    5:The wooden fence are rectangles!

    Three questions:

    1:What is the percentage of tiles on the left hand side of the photo?
    2:How many litres of water goes through the drain?
    3:How many roof tiles are there?

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