Joyous LearningMar 102 minPast Year PSLE Maths Question - What Topic Does This Fall Under?See you if can solve this past-year PSLE maths question that defies categorisation. Click to read on and check your solution!

Joyous LearningFeb 164 minThe Past Year PSLE Maths Cube Question That Eluded Social Media ScrutinyIn 2019, two challenging PSLE Mathematics questions threw parents into a frenzy. There is another interesting question though worth studying

Joyous LearningNov 7, 20191 min2019 PSLE Maths Semicircle Question That Triggered An Open Letter to the Minister for EducationThe 2019 PSLE Mathematics semicircle question that triggered an open letter to the Minister for Education. Try it out yourself !

Joyous LearningOct 30, 20191 minThe "Unsolvable" 2019 PSLE Mathematics QuestionThe 2019 PSLE Mathematics triangle question that triggered an open letter to the Minister for Education. Try it out yourself!

Joyous LearningMar 20, 20191 minEuclid's GCF Method ~ How It Helps In Primary School MathematicsConsider the following questions. Willie is putting some snacks on plates. He has 72 satay sticks and 48 chicken wings. He wants both kinds of food on each p...

Joyous LearningMar 15, 20191 minHow to Score in PSLE Mathematics ~ Percentage Problem SumIn this lesson, we show you how to solve a challenging percentage word problem that's worth at least 4 marks!

Joyous LearningJan 15, 20191 min2018 PSLE Mathematics Candle QuestionIn a shop, candles are sold only in boxes. A box of 7 short candles costs $2.50 and a box of 5 long candles costs $3.20. (a) Dan wants 19 short candles and 3...

Joyous LearningDec 15, 20182 minBeautiful Binary NumbersTrying to nurture an interest in numbers in your children? Why not introduce them to an alternative number system! The number system that we commonly use is ...

Joyous LearningDec 7, 20184 minMad Maths ~ How To Save $1 Million In Your LifetimeAll you have to do is deposit one penny in a savings account in your own era, and when you arrive at the End of Time, the operation of compound interest mean...

Joyous LearningAug 23, 20181 min2017 PSLE Maths Angle QuestionMinah has a triangular piece of paper ABC with BA = BC. ADC and BEC are straight lines. She folded it along the line DE as shown below. (a) Find angle X (b) ...

Joyous LearningAug 19, 20181 minP6 PSLE Level Cupboard Question - "Thinking Inside the Box"Six identical rectangular boxes can be stacked into a cupboard 90 cm wide. Two arrangements are shown below. The first arrangement in Figure A leaves a 42-cm...

Joyous LearningJul 2, 20183 minWhy You Should Never Talk to πIn an earlier blog entry, we discussed the role of trigger activities in the learning of new topics in maths. If you missed that discussion, click here to ca...

Joyous LearningJun 30, 20181 minTest Yourself: Which Area Is Bigger?Diagram 1 shows two identical overlapping squares. A vertex of the red square is positioned exactly in the middle of the blue square. The smaller yellow squa...

Joyous LearningMar 5, 20181 minHow To Develop A Mathematician's MindGive a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime. Help your child develop a mathematician's mind so that ...

Joyous LearningJan 31, 20181 minPrimary School Level Maths - Can You Solve for x?Looks easy, until you try to solve it! Sign up online for our Mathematics Trial Lesson to learn more creative ways of solving challenging Maths questions. Fo...

Joyous LearningJan 31, 20181 min2017 PSLE Maths Mensuration Question - How To Solve It EfficientlyLearn how to solve Maths Problems creatively @ Joyous Learning. Subscribe to our newsletter and click the share button below to receive your regular dose of ...

Joyous LearningOct 7, 20172 minMad Maths - HolidaymathmakersDo you encounter the challenge of keeping the little ones meaningfully occupied on the coach or the train during vacations? Fret no more. Your little ones ca...

Joyous LearningOct 5, 20173 minWas 2017’s PSLE Maths 'ribbon' question needlessly tricky?Friday's PSLE Mathematics paper (29 Sep) featured a question that wasn't difficult — but not easy to solve either. According to accounts from several student...

Joyous LearningSep 30, 20173 minMad Maths ~ 4 Steps to Cracking Currency ExchangeIt’s nearing the end of the year. Are you planning to book or have you already booked a vacation with your family? As the free and easy mode of travel gains ...

Joyous LearningSep 11, 20173 minSchooling Students in Maths ~ How Fast Did Schooling Swim?In earlier articles, we discussed the role of trigger activities in sparking students’ interest in doing maths. If you haven’t read those, catch up here . Be...