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Monday's Maths: Miss MaryDoll's, Machiavellian, Monumental, Mystifying, Mysterious, Maths Machinations.

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Marydoll Mon 20-Apr-20 09:44:02

Good morning all, ready for home schooling?

Just to let you know, the inspectors will be making random home visits, to make sure you are all where you say you are. (Particularly Doodle (boys' toilets), Chewy, (the Alphabet Bar,) Pantglas, (anywhere, but home) and Castillemon, (who can't be trusted!) Wila can do what she likes, as we can't visit! (Apart from the spy camera wink )

I bet Bathsheba is the first with the solution. wink
trisher, I'm relying on you to keep order, as the supply teacher, Miss aquagran, will be checking up!

To help you solve today's puzzle, I have given a list of prime and square numbers.

1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, 64, 81, 100, 121, 144, and so on, are all square numbers.
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71, 73, 79, 83, 89, 97, 101, are prime numbers.

Sorry about the poor quality of the puzzle, just click to enlarge.

Marydoll Mon 20-Apr-20 09:47:24


Write down all the numbers from one to 100 and cross off all the numbers it can't be.

trisher Mon 20-Apr-20 10:26:06

Oh Miss Marydoll am I the only one here? And if it's going to be Miss aquagran I don't feel well and I haven't got a pencil so I'll have to go and look for one and while I'm at it make a coffee. I will be back miss honest!

Squiffy Mon 20-Apr-20 10:42:24

Doodle where are you? I think we’re going to be in trouble, we’re going to be checked up on! 😩 We’ll have to speak in code.

Callistemon Mon 20-Apr-20 10:56:19


I hope because it just took me ages, Miss
I need a lie down now.

Pantglas2 Mon 20-Apr-20 10:56:39

Ooh Miss 😮 - I promys not to be norty neva agen! This was too hard for our class - my head 🧠is hurting cos the thinking cap was spinning like a top! Is the ansa 46?

I don’t care if it’s not.....I’m gonna go see the Nurse for a paranormal 💊to cure my hedake!

Doodle Mon 20-Apr-20 11:05:13

Morning Miss
I am here squiffy. Don’t know where chewy is yesterday but if we keep swapping places perhaps we can convince the inspector that she’s here too.
pantglas haven’t you done the sums yet 😱 if you don’t hurry up we can’t copy from you.

Doodle Mon 20-Apr-20 11:19:38

Cor miss I bet that took you a long time to write all that on the blackboard.
I have done it Miss as you said and I have an answer. Shall I keep the answer till later. P.s. it might be the same as callistemon ...or it might not. I’ll keep it secret for now in case anyone copies 😀.( Huddles in a corner with callistemon we’ve done our sums we can play now 😊)

yggdrasil Mon 20-Apr-20 11:21:51

It's 46. Why did I get involved with this smile

Doodle Mon 20-Apr-20 11:35:40

Because we need some light relief yggdrasil and miss is a good teacher even if she gets a bit cross at times 🤫

Bathsheba Mon 20-Apr-20 11:37:12


annodomini Mon 20-Apr-20 11:37:43

Just inspecting - I got 46 too.

Bathsheba Mon 20-Apr-20 11:38:37

That was fun Miss, I reely enjoid it! Can we ave some moor lik that pleese?

Bathsheba Mon 20-Apr-20 11:41:56

And Ive just red your post Miss and feel bad now cos I wosn't first with the answer. Sorry Miss sad

Missedout Mon 20-Apr-20 12:28:54

I make it 46 too, miss.

I'm not really a new girl, I've just been peeking through the window. I didn’t want to come in until I'd let my school uniform skirt down again to cover my knees.

Feelingmyage55 Mon 20-Apr-20 13:06:22

Sorry I was absent yesterday Miss. I’ve got a note. Will I give it to you or will I read it out. It’s a really, really, really good excuse. (don't tell the English teacher I used the word really x 3)

littleflo Mon 20-Apr-20 13:19:09


Feelingmyage55 Mon 20-Apr-20 13:24:53


trisher Mon 20-Apr-20 13:47:37

Sorry I'm late back Miss. Has the Spector been yet? I've got an excuse. I couldn't find a pencil and then I did English it was a story. An then it was lunch and I couldn't find the pencil again. Anyway everyone's done it now. It is you Miss isn't it and not the other one.

Squiffy Mon 20-Apr-20 13:52:49


Late because I've been watching men up a pole outside!

Marydoll Mon 20-Apr-20 13:53:10

Children, we have a new pupil, Missedout, she is a bit shy, so make her welcome....and do not lead her astray!

Squiffy Mon 20-Apr-20 13:55:33

Welcome Missedout! I don't know what Miss means about being led astray . . . wink grin

Pantglas2 Mon 20-Apr-20 14:05:01

Hello 👋 Missedout. I’m the class bossy-boots Monitor and Miss expecs me to look after niwbees to stop the norty ones leading them ‘stray - that’ll be Doodle,Chewbacca,Trisher and loads more.

Doodle Mon 20-Apr-20 14:07:46

missedout we’re a nice lot really. We are only really naughty to keep Miss on her toes. We’ve all got to be good today coz we might be spected and if we’re naughty Miss might get into trouble.
Am I being good today Miss? I’ve been on my bestest havior all day 😇

Pantglas2 Mon 20-Apr-20 14:09:17

Squiffy are you sure it wasn’t you on a pole and the men were watchin you? Wot woz u wearin? Hope u wasn’t bein a hussy and bringin our class into disrepute trouble!