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Real life maths - Sayara Beg

Sayara Beg is a Data Scientist and STEM Ambassador. Her role involves project management (monitoring all aspects of a project, from the initial planning to the very end, to ensure it runs efficiently and achieves what it set out to do) and statistical analysis.

In this challenge students will explore variables, build and test a simple formula designed to help a smoothie company model demand for their product. The lesson plan includes three tasks that help students to explore the application of linear equations.

KS3 maths curriculum links:

• Express known relations, including spatial generalisations, algebraically using accurate notation, including prioritisation of operations.

• Begin to model simple contextual and subject-based problems algebraically.

Other curriculum links:

Physics - forces.

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