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Today Puzzle #608

Puzzle No. 608– Monday 11 November

The first ever Maths Week England starts today and is a national celebration of maths. There is a Guinness World Record attempt on Wednesday for the largest ever maths lesson. The World Record will be broken if 4,600 students take part. With the lesson being 1 hour long, how many weeks of learning will this be in total if we assume a student has five hours of lessons a day for five days a week?

There's a quiz, competitions, prizes and more. Find out all about it at Teachers can find details of how they can get involved with the World Record lesson attempt on Wednesday 13th November here:

Today's #PuzzleForToday has been set by Bobby Seagull and fellow maths teacher Susan Okereke, who are both co-hosts of the Maths Appeal podcast.

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184 weeks of learning

4600 hours / (5 hours x 5 days) = 4600 / 25 = 184 weeks of learning

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