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# MATHS IN PLASENCIA

**Premio “Joaquín Sama” a la Innovación Educativa 2013
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J. César Bárcena Sánchez M. Teresa Martín Gómez

INTRODUCCIÓN

La actividad MATHS IN PLASENCIA, nace del trabajo colaborativo de dos profesores de la sección bilingüe del IES Sierra de Santa Bárbara, que trabajando dentro de una metodología AICLE, pretendemos por un lado hacer a los alumnos protagonistas de su propio aprendizaje y por otro buscar espacios de trabajo interdisciplinares donde el estudio y desarrollo de una segunda lengua extranjera cobre realmente un sentido práctico. La idea de MATHS IN PLASENCIA nace dentro del seno del proyecto europeo ITEC, que pretende poner en marcha escenarios de aprendizaje para las aulas del futuro, introduciendo importantes transformaciones metodológicas de la educación y el uso de nuevas herramientas tecnológicas. El trabajo ha sido elaborado por los alumnos del 1º de ESO de la sección bilingüe del IES Sierra de Santa Bárbara junto a los profesores de inglés y matemáticas del mismo. El objetivos de MATHS IN PLASENCIA es la de crear un juego, a modo de gymkana matemática, donde se presentan diversos problemas matemáticos REALES, que deben ser resueltos en su propio entorno. Uno de los atractivos más importantes de la actividad es que dicho juego ha sido elaborado al 100% por los alumnos de 1º de ESO del IES Sierra de Santa Bárbara, con el objeto de ser puesto en marcha, no por ellos mismos, sino por los alumnos de 6º de primaria del colegio San Miguel Arcángel de Plasencia, con quienes hasta hace unos meses compartían centro de estudios. Al margen de los objetivos y contenidos puramente académicos, nos ha permitido estrechar los lazos y colaboraciones con el colegio, acercando nuestros profesores, instalaciones y medios a quienes serían nuestros futuros alumnos, relajando lo que en algunos casos supone un traumático paso de una etapa a otra. Gracias a la interacción de alumnos de los dos centros hemos conseguido en parte, suavizar los grandes cambios que para nuestros nuevos alumnos ha supuesto ese cambio. En las siguientes páginas encontrarás las pruebas que se presentan a los grupos, sus soluciones, los recorridos de los diferentes equipos. Tras cada prueba cada equipo recibe una de las letras que forman la palabra CATHEDRAL (palabra secreta y que será el punto final de nuestro viaje). ¡Esperamos que lo disfrutéis tanto como nosotros lo hemos hecho!

GRUPO 1

GEOMETRICAL SHAPES

QUESTION

We can find geometrical shapes everywhere. You have to look for and take photos of objects with octogonal, triangular, square, rectangular and circular shapes. You must show your pictures before you get the last test .

. but also in many objects objects around us. Many of them have pentagonal symmetry (the same geometrical structure is repeated 5 times closing the circumference) You have to look for and take photos of at least 3 wheels which have this property. Look at the car tyres around you. You must show your pictures before you get the last test .SIMMETRY QUESTION We can find symmetry in many elements of nature. in our cities.

we like to drink fizzy drinks when it's hot. Del Valle QUESTION Now that summer is here. you must throw the can into the bin! Do you know how many cans of coke or any other soft drink can fin (without squashing them) in the bin you have in front of you? CLUES Volume of a cylinder → V =π · r · h 2 Volume of a coke can ANSWERS a) 171 cans b) 103 cans c) 77 cans d) 52 cans Go to point 15 Go to point 5 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 .THE BIN Avda. After drinking them.

we calculate the volume of the bin (cylinder). we convert the volume in liters.CALCULATIONS First of all. We need to measure the height and the radius: radius → r = cm height → h = cm The volume is 2 V =π · r · h = cm3 Now. dividing by 1000 Vbin = l And we also convert the volume of the can to liters Vcan= l Finally to find the number of cans that fit in the bin we divide both volumes: Number of cans = Vbin : Vcan = cans YOUR ANSWER IS: .

Does the access ramp in San Nicolás church fulfil these conditions? How much is the slope? CLUES slope =( rise : run) · 100 slope rise run ANSWERS a) slope = 9% and it fulfils the conditions b) slope = 11% and it doesn't fulfil the conditions c) slope = 11% and it fulfils the conditions d) slope = 6% and it fulfils the conditions Go to point 3 Go to point 5 Go to point 2 Go to point 4 . 10% when the length is less than 10 m and 8 % in the rest of ramps.THE RAMP Pza. San Nicolás QUESTION The maximum inclination of the access ramps must be 12% when the length is less than 3m.

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

THE STAIRS Avda Del Valle QUESTION For stairs to be comfortable. measurements must follow some conditions: 60 cm < 2 x tread + riser < 65 cm Do these stairs follow the rules? CLUES ANSWERS a) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs follow the rule b) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs follow the rule c) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule d) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule Go to point 5 Go to point 4 Go to point 9 Go to point 7 .

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

5 € b) 88 € c) 95.THE FLOWERPOT C/ Arcediano QUESTION How much money would it cost to refill with soil one of the the flowerpots in Calle Arcediano if a sack of 15 litres costs 5.50€? CLUES ANSWERS a) 29.8 € d) 53 € Go to point 6 Go to point 3 Go to point 2 Go to point 1 .

width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now. dividing by 1000 Vflowerpot = l We calculate the number of sacks we need dividing the volume of the flowerpot by the volume of the sacks: Number of sacks = → So.CALCULATIONS First of all. we calcullate the volume of the flowerpot (cuboid). We need to measure the height. we need sacks Finally we calculate the total price multiplying the number of sacks by the price of each sack Total price = Number of sacks x Price = € YOUR ANSWER IS: . we convert the volume in liters.

San Nicolás QUESTION How long would it take to fill this fountain if it was empty? Use the empty bottle that we give you.octagon = Perimeter x apothem 2 Consider the base of the fountain as a regular octagon ANSWERS a) 4860 seconds b) 9720 seconds c) 1110 seconds d) 2 minutes . CLUES V prism= Abase x height Aregular.THE FOUNTAIN Pza.

we are going to calculate how many liters of water we get form each water supply: Measure the time we need to fill the botle (1 liter) t1 liter = s → So we need the same time to get 4 liters (4 water supplies) Finally. we measure the side. apothem and height of the fountain: side → s = apothem → a = cm cm height → h = cm The area of the base is The volume is Abase = Perimeter x a = 2 cm3 cm2 V fountain = Abase x height = The volume in liters is = Now. find out how long would it take to fill the fountain: t = (Vfountain x t4 liters ) : 4 = seconds YOUR ANSWER IS: .CALCULATIONS First of all.

ANSWERS a) 45 hours b) 88 hours c) 10 hours d) 53 hours Go to point 9 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 Go to point 7 . CLUES → One person of 70 kg needs 0.245 liters of oxygen in 1 minute.THE ELEVATOR La Isla QUESTION How long could a person of 70 Kg survive trapped in an elevator? Supposing there is not any hole to let the air come in. → Air: 21% of oxygen and 79% of nytrogen.

we calcullate the volume of the elevator (cuboid). We need to measure the height.245 liters / minute Dividing both volumes. we get how long could a person survive t survive=V oxygen : V needed = min = hours YOUR ANSWER IS: .CALCULATIONS First of all. we convert the volume in liters. width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now. dividing by 1000 Velevator = l Only the 21% of this volume is oxygen: V oxygen =V elevator x 21 = 100 l A person of 70 Kg needs 0.

Each can contains 5 kg of paint. We have chosen some cans of paint that cost 10 €. How much will it cost to paint all the balls that are on the pavement? CLUES ANSWERS a) 40 € b) 30 € c) 20 € d) 10 € Go to point 15 Go to point 6 Go to point 4 Go to point 9 .THE BOLLARDS Avda de la Salle QUESTION We want to paint the bollards that are in the Puerta del Sol and they have a spherical shape. We know that we can paint 5m2 with 1 kg of paint.

we convert the area to cm2 dividing by 10000 A= m2 Now we count the number of bollards we have to paint: So the total area to paint is m2 bollards We need cans. We need to measure the radius: radius → r = cm The area is V =4 · π · r 2 = cm2 Now. therefore we will spend euros YOUR ANSWER IS: .CALCULATIONS First of all. we calcullate the surface area of the sphere.

Now we want you to calculate the area of one of the gardens placed in front of the CATHEDRAL.THE GARDEN QUESTION You have reached the final point of our game. Consider it as a rectangle minus a quarter of a circle CLUES ANSWERS a) 171 m2 b) 103 m2 c) 77 m2 d) 52 m2 .

CALCULATIONS We measure both sides of the rectangle (b and h) and the radius of the quarter of circle.circle = π xr 4 2 = m2 The final area is the difference of both areas. A garden= Arectangle − Aq. the area of the quarter of circle Aq. base → b = radius → r = m m height → h = m We start calculating the area of the rectangle: Arectangle =b x h = m2 Now.circle = m2 YOUR ANSWER IS: .

GRUPO 2 .

You must show your pictures before you get the last test . . rectangular and circular shapes. square. triangular.GEOMETRICAL SHAPES QUESTION We can find geometrical shapes everywhere. You have to look for and take photos of objects with octogonal.

Many of them have pentagonal symmetry (the same geometrical structure is repeated 5 times closing the circumference) You have to look for and take photos of at least 3 wheels which have this property. in our cities. but also in many objects objects around us. You must show your pictures before you get the last test . .SIMMETRY QUESTION We can find symmetry in many elements of nature. Look at the car tyres around you.

THE BIN Avda. After drinking them. you must throw the can into the bin! Do you know how many cans of coke or any other soft drink can fin (without squashing them) in the bin you have in front of you? CLUES Volume of a cylinder → V =π · r · h 2 Volume of a coke can ANSWERS a) 171 cans b) 103 cans c) 77 cans d) 52 cans Go to point 15 Go to point 5 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 . we like to drink fizzy drinks when it's hot. Del Valle QUESTION Now that summer is here.

dividing by 1000 Vbin = l And we also convert the volume of the can to liters Vcan= l Finally to find the number of cans that fit in the bin we divide both volumes: Number of cans = Vbin : Vcan = cans YOUR ANSWER IS: . We need to measure the height and the radius: radius → r = cm height → h = cm The volume is 2 V =π · r · h = cm3 Now.CALCULATIONS First of all. we convert the volume in liters. we calculate the volume of the bin (cylinder).

10% when the length is less than 10 m and 8 % in the rest of ramps.THE RAMP Pza. San Nicolás QUESTION The maximum inclination of the access ramps must be 12% when the length is less than 3m. Does the access ramp in San Nicolás church fulfil these conditions? How much is the slope? CLUES slope =( rise : run) · 100 slope rise run ANSWERS a) slope = 9% and it fulfils the conditions b) slope = 11% and it doesn't fulfil the conditions c) slope = 11% and it fulfils the conditions d) slope = 6% and it fulfils the conditions Go to point 3 Go to point 4 Go to point 2 Go to point 6 .

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

measurements must follow some conditions: 60 cm < 2 x tread + riser < 65 cm Do these stairs follow the rules? CLUES ANSWERS a) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs follow the rule b) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs follow the rule c) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule d) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule Go to point 5 Go to point 4 Go to point 9 Go to point 7 .THE STAIRS Avda Del Valle QUESTION For stairs to be comfortable.

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

50€? CLUES ANSWERS a) 29.8 € d) 53 € Go to point 6 Go to point 3 Go to point 7 Go to point 5 .5 € b) 88 € c) 95.THE FLOWERPOT C/ Arcediano QUESTION How much money would it cost to refill with soil one of the the flowerpots in Calle Arcediano if a sack of 15 litres costs 5.

we convert the volume in liters. we calcullate the volume of the flowerpot (cuboid).CALCULATIONS First of all. width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now. dividing by 1000 Vflowerpot = l We calculate the number of sacks we need dividing the volume of the flowerpot by the volume of the sacks: Number of sacks = → So. We need to measure the height. we need sacks Finally we calculate the total price multiplying the number of sacks by the price of each sack Total price = Number of sacks x Price = € YOUR ANSWER IS: .

San Nicolás QUESTION How long would it take to fill this fountain if it was empty? Use the empty bottle that we give you.THE FOUNTAIN Pza.octagon = Perimeter x apothem 2 Consider the base of the fountain as a regular octagon ANSWERS a) 4860 seconds → Go to point 1 b) 9720 seconds → Go to point 2 c) 1110 seconds → Go to point 3 d) 2 minutes → Go to point 3 . CLUES V prism= Abase x height Aregular.

find out how long would it take to fill the fountain: t = (Vfountain x t4 liters ) : 4 = seconds YOUR ANSWER IS: . apothem and height of the fountain: side → s = apothem → a = cm cm height → h = cm The area of the base is The volume is Abase = Perimeter x a = 2 cm3 cm2 V fountain = Abase x height = The volume in liters is = Now.CALCULATIONS First of all. we are going to calculate how many liters of water we get form each water supply: Measure the time we need to fill the botle (1 liter) t1 liter = s → So we need the same time to get 4 liters (4 water supplies) Finally. we measure the side.

CLUES → One person of 70 kg needs 0. → Air: 21% of oxygen and 79% of nytrogen.245 liters of oxygen in 1 minute.THE ELEVATOR La Isla QUESTION How long could a person of 70 Kg survive trapped in an elevator? Supposing there is not any hole to let the air come in. ANSWERS a) 45 hours b) 88 hours c) 10 hours d) 53 hours Go to point 9 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 Go to point 7 .

dividing by 1000 Velevator = l Only the 21% of this volume is oxygen: V oxygen =V elevator x 21 = 100 l A person of 70 Kg needs 0. we calcullate the volume of the elevator (cuboid). we convert the volume in liters.CALCULATIONS First of all. We need to measure the height. we get how long could a person survive t survive=V oxygen : V needed = min = hours YOUR ANSWER IS: . width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now.245 liters / minute Dividing both volumes.

Each can contains 5 kg of paint. We have chosen some cans of paint that cost 10 €. We know that we can paint 5m2 with 1 kg of paint.THE BOLLARDS Avda de la Salle QUESTION We want to paint the bollards that are in the Puerta del Sol and they have a spherical shape. How much will it cost to paint all the balls that are on the pavement? CLUES ANSWERS a) 40 € b) 30 € c) 20 € d) 10 € .

therefore we will spend euros YOUR ANSWER IS: . we calcullate the surface area of the sphere. we convert the area to cm2 dividing by 10000 A= m2 Now we count the number of bollards we have to paint: So the total area to paint is m2 bollards We need cans.CALCULATIONS First of all. We need to measure the radius: radius → r = cm The area is V =4 · π · r 2 = cm2 Now.

Now we want you to calculate the area of one of the gardens placed in front of the CATHEDRAL. Consider it as a rectangle minus a quarter of a circle CLUES ANSWERS a) 171 m2 b) 103 m2 c) 77 m2 d) 52 m2 .THE GARDEN QUESTION You have reached the final point of our game.

circle = m2 YOUR ANSWER IS: . base → b = radius → r = m m height → h = m We start calculating the area of the rectangle: Arectangle =b x h = m2 Now. A garden= Arectangle − Aq. the area of the quarter of circle Aq.CALCULATIONS We measure both sides of the rectangle (b and h) and the radius of the quarter of circle.circle = π xr 4 2 = m2 The final area is the difference of both areas.

GRUPO 3 .

. rectangular and circular shapes.GEOMETRICAL SHAPES QUESTION We can find geometrical shapes everywhere. You must show your pictures before you get the last test . You have to look for and take photos of objects with octogonal. square. triangular.

but also in many objects objects around us. Many of them have pentagonal symmetry (the same geometrical structure is repeated 5 times closing the circumference) You have to look for and take photos of at least 3 wheels which have this property. You must show your pictures before you get the last test . Look at the car tyres around you.SIMMETRY QUESTION We can find symmetry in many elements of nature. in our cities. .

Del Valle QUESTION Now that summer is here.THE BIN Avda. we like to drink fizzy drinks when it's hot. After drinking them. you must throw the can into the bin! Do you know how many cans of coke or any other soft drink can fin (without squashing them) in the bin you have in front of you? CLUES Volume of a cylinder → V =π · r · h 2 Volume of a coke can ANSWERS a) 171 cans b) 103 cans c) 77 cans d) 52 cans Go to point 15 Go to point 5 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 .

dividing by 1000 Vbin = l And we also convert the volume of the can to liters Vcan= l Finally to find the number of cans that fit in the bin we divide both volumes: Number of cans = Vbin : Vcan = cans YOUR ANSWER IS: .CALCULATIONS First of all. we convert the volume in liters. we calculate the volume of the bin (cylinder). We need to measure the height and the radius: radius → r = cm height → h = cm The volume is 2 V =π · r · h = cm3 Now.

Does the access ramp in San Nicolás church fulfil these conditions? How much is the slope? CLUES slope =( rise : run) · 100 slope rise run ANSWERS a) slope = 9% and it fulfils the conditions b) slope = 11% and it doesn't fulfil the conditions c) slope = 11% and it fulfils the conditions d) slope = 6% and it fulfils the conditions Go to point 3 Go to point 4 Go to point 2 Go to point 6 . 10% when the length is less than 10 m and 8 % in the rest of ramps. San Nicolás QUESTION The maximum inclination of the access ramps must be 12% when the length is less than 3m.THE RAMP Pza.

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

measurements must follow some conditions: 60 cm < 2 x tread + riser < 65 cm Do these stairs follow the rules? CLUES ANSWERS a) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs follow the rule b) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs follow the rule c) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule d) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule Go to point 5 Go to point 4 Go to point 9 Go to point 7 .THE STAIRS Avda Del Valle QUESTION For stairs to be comfortable.

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

THE FLOWERPOT C/ Arcediano QUESTION How much money would it cost to refill with soil one of the the flowerpots in Calle Arcediano if a sack of 15 litres costs 5.50€? CLUES ANSWERS a) 29.8 € d) 53 € Go to point 6 Go to point 3 Go to point 7 Go to point 1 .5 € b) 88 € c) 95.

we calcullate the volume of the flowerpot (cuboid). We need to measure the height.CALCULATIONS First of all. width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now. we convert the volume in liters. we need sacks Finally we calculate the total price multiplying the number of sacks by the price of each sack Total price = Number of sacks x Price = € YOUR ANSWER IS: . dividing by 1000 Vflowerpot = l We calculate the number of sacks we need dividing the volume of the flowerpot by the volume of the sacks: Number of sacks = → So.

THE FOUNTAIN

Pza. San Nicolás

QUESTION

How long would it take to fill this fountain if it was empty? Use the empty bottle that we give you.

CLUES

V prism= Abase x height

Aregular.octagon =

Perimeter x apothem 2

Consider the base of the fountain as a regular octagon

ANSWERS

a) 4860 seconds b) 9720 seconds c) 1110 seconds d) 2 minutes

CALCULATIONS

First of all, we measure the side, apothem and height of the fountain: side → s = apothem → a = cm cm height → h = cm

The area of the base is The volume is

Abase =

Perimeter x a = 2

cm3

cm2

V fountain = Abase x height =

The volume in liters is =

Now, we are going to calculate how many liters of water we get form each water supply: Measure the time we need to fill the botle (1 liter) t1 liter = s → So we need the same time to get 4 liters (4 water supplies)

Finally, find out how long would it take to fill the fountain: t = (Vfountain x t4 liters ) : 4 = seconds

YOUR ANSWER IS:

THE ELEVATOR

La Isla

QUESTION

How long could a person of 70 Kg survive trapped in an elevator? Supposing there is not any hole to let the air come in.

CLUES

→ One person of 70 kg needs 0,245 liters of oxygen in 1 minute. → Air: 21% of oxygen and 79% of nytrogen.

ANSWERS

a) 45 hours b) 88 hours c) 10 hours d) 53 hours Go to point 9 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 Go to point 7

CALCULATIONS

First of all, we calcullate the volume of the elevator (cuboid). We need to measure the height, width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm

The volume is

V =w · l · h =

cm3

Now, we convert the volume in liters, dividing by 1000 Velevator = l

Only the 21% of this volume is oxygen:

V oxygen =V elevator x

21 = 100

l

A person of 70 Kg needs 0.245 liters / minute

Dividing both volumes, we get how long could a person survive

t survive=V oxygen : V needed =

min =

hours

YOUR ANSWER IS:

We have chosen some cans of paint that cost 10 €. Each can contains 5 kg of paint.THE BOLLARDS Avda de la Salle QUESTION We want to paint the bollards that are in the Puerta del Sol and they have a spherical shape. We know that we can paint 5m2 with 1 kg of paint. How much will it cost to paint all the balls that are on the pavement? CLUES ANSWERS a) 40 € → Go to point 15 b) 30 € → Go to point 6 c) 20 € → Go to point 1 d) 10 € → Go to point 4 .

we convert the area to cm2 dividing by 10000 A= m2 Now we count the number of bollards we have to paint: So the total area to paint is m2 bollards We need cans.CALCULATIONS First of all. therefore we will spend euros YOUR ANSWER IS: . We need to measure the radius: radius → r = cm The area is V =4 · π · r 2 = cm2 Now. we calcullate the surface area of the sphere.

Now we want you to calculate the area of one of the gardens placed in front of the CATHEDRAL. Consider it as a rectangle minus a quarter of a circle CLUES ANSWERS a) 171 m2 b) 103 m2 c) 77 m2 d) 52 m2 .THE GARDEN QUESTION You have reached the final point of our game.

base → b = radius → r = m m height → h = m We start calculating the area of the rectangle: Arectangle =b x h = m2 Now. the area of the quarter of circle Aq. A garden= Arectangle − Aq.circle = m2 YOUR ANSWER IS: .CALCULATIONS We measure both sides of the rectangle (b and h) and the radius of the quarter of circle.circle = π xr 4 2 = m2 The final area is the difference of both areas.

GRUPO 4 .

You must show your pictures before you get the last test . rectangular and circular shapes. .GEOMETRICAL SHAPES QUESTION We can find geometrical shapes everywhere. You have to look for and take photos of objects with octogonal. square. triangular.

SIMMETRY QUESTION We can find symmetry in many elements of nature. but also in many objects objects around us. Look at the car tyres around you. in our cities. . Many of them have pentagonal symmetry (the same geometrical structure is repeated 5 times closing the circumference) You have to look for and take photos of at least 3 wheels which have this property. You must show your pictures before you get the last test .

THE BIN Avda. you must throw the can into the bin! Do you know how many cans of coke or any other soft drink can fin (without squashing them) in the bin you have in front of you? CLUES Volume of a cylinder → V =π · r · h 2 Volume of a coke can ANSWERS a) 171 cans b) 103 cans c) 77 cans d) 52 cans Go to point 15 Go to point 5 Go to point 7 Go to point 6 . Del Valle QUESTION Now that summer is here. we like to drink fizzy drinks when it's hot. After drinking them.

We need to measure the height and the radius: radius → r = cm height → h = cm The volume is 2 V =π · r · h = cm3 Now.CALCULATIONS First of all. we calculate the volume of the bin (cylinder). we convert the volume in liters. dividing by 1000 Vbin = l And we also convert the volume of the can to liters Vcan= l Finally to find the number of cans that fit in the bin we divide both volumes: Number of cans = Vbin : Vcan = cans YOUR ANSWER IS: .

San Nicolás QUESTION The maximum inclination of the access ramps must be 12% when the length is less than 3m.THE RAMP Pza. 10% when the length is less than 10 m and 8 % in the rest of ramps. Does the access ramp in San Nicolás church fulfil these conditions? How much is the slope? CLUES slope =( rise : run) · 100 slope rise run ANSWERS a) slope = 9% and it fulfils the conditions b) slope = 11% and it doesn't fulfil the conditions c) slope = 11% and it fulfils the conditions d) slope = 6% and it fulfils the conditions Go to point 3 Go to point 1 Go to point 2 Go to point 6 .

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

THE STAIRS Avda Del Valle QUESTION For stairs to be comfortable. measurements must follow some conditions: 60 cm < 2 x tread + riser < 65 cm Do these stairs follow the rules? CLUES ANSWERS a) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs follow the rule b) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs follow the rule c) 2 x tread + riser = 182 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule d) 2 x tread + riser = 222 cm and the stairs don't follow the rule Go to point 9 Go to point 7 Go to point 9 Go to point 5 .

CALCULATIONS YOUR ANSWER IS: .

8 € d) 53 € Go to point 6 Go to point 3 Go to point 6 Go to point 7 .THE FLOWERPOT C/ Arcediano QUESTION How much money would it cost to refill with soil one of the the flowerpots in Calle Arcediano if a sack of 15 litres costs 5.50€? CLUES ANSWERS a) 29.5 € b) 88 € c) 95.

we convert the volume in liters. we need sacks Finally we calculate the total price multiplying the number of sacks by the price of each sack Total price = Number of sacks x Price = € YOUR ANSWER IS: . we calcullate the volume of the flowerpot (cuboid). width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now. We need to measure the height.CALCULATIONS First of all. dividing by 1000 Vflowerpot = l We calculate the number of sacks we need dividing the volume of the flowerpot by the volume of the sacks: Number of sacks = → So.

San Nicolás QUESTION How long would it take to fill this fountain if it was empty? Use the empty bottle that we give you. CLUES V prism= Abase x height Aregular.octagon = Perimeter x apothem 2 Consider the base of the fountain as a regular octagon ANSWERS a) 4860 seconds → Go to point 4 b) 9720 seconds → Go to point 2 c) 1110 seconds → Go to point 3 d) 2 minutes → Go to point 2 .THE FOUNTAIN Pza.

CALCULATIONS First of all. we measure the side. we are going to calculate how many liters of water we get form each water supply: Measure the time we need to fill the botle (1 liter) t1 liter = s → So we need the same time to get 4 liters (4 water supplies) Finally. find out how long would it take to fill the fountain: t = (Vfountain x t4 liters ) : 4 = seconds YOUR ANSWER IS: . apothem and height of the fountain: side → s = apothem → a = cm cm height → h = cm The area of the base is The volume is Abase = Perimeter x a = 2 cm3 cm2 V fountain = Abase x height = The volume in liters is = Now.

→ Air: 21% of oxygen and 79% of nytrogen.245 liters of oxygen in 1 minute. ANSWERS a) 45 hours b) 88 hours c) 10 hours d) 53 hours Go to point 1 Go to point 7 Go to point 9 Go to point 15 . CLUES → One person of 70 kg needs 0.THE ELEVATOR La Isla QUESTION How long could a person of 70 Kg survive trapped in an elevator? Supposing there is not any hole to let the air come in.

We need to measure the height. we convert the volume in liters. width and length: width → w = length → l = cm cm height → h = cm The volume is V =w · l · h = cm3 Now. dividing by 1000 Velevator = l Only the 21% of this volume is oxygen: V oxygen =V elevator x 21 = 100 l A person of 70 Kg needs 0. we get how long could a person survive t survive=V oxygen : V needed = min = hours YOUR ANSWER IS: . we calcullate the volume of the elevator (cuboid).245 liters / minute Dividing both volumes.CALCULATIONS First of all.

Each can contains 5 kg of paint. We have chosen some cans of paint that cost 10 €. How much will it cost to paint all the balls that are on the pavement? CLUES ANSWERS a) 40 € b) 30 € c) 20 € d) 10 € . We know that we can paint 5m2 with 1 kg of paint.THE BOLLARDS Avda de la Salle QUESTION We want to paint the bollards that are in the Puerta del Sol and they have a spherical shape.

CALCULATIONS First of all. we convert the area to cm2 dividing by 10000 A= m2 Now we count the number of bollards we have to paint: So the total area to paint is m2 bollards We need cans. we calcullate the surface area of the sphere. therefore we will spend euros YOUR ANSWER IS: . We need to measure the radius: radius → r = cm The area is V =4 · π · r 2 = cm2 Now.

Consider it as a rectangle minus a quarter of a circle CLUES ANSWERS a) 171 m2 b) 103 m2 c) 77 m2 d) 52 m2 .THE GARDEN QUESTION You have reached the final point of our game. Now we want you to calculate the area of one of the gardens placed in front of the CATHEDRAL.

circle = m2 YOUR ANSWER IS: . A garden= Arectangle − Aq.circle = π xr 4 2 = m2 The final area is the difference of both areas. base → b = radius → r = m m height → h = m We start calculating the area of the rectangle: Arectangle =b x h = m2 Now.CALCULATIONS We measure both sides of the rectangle (b and h) and the radius of the quarter of circle. the area of the quarter of circle Aq.

RECORRIDOS GRUPOS .

Del Valle (Bin) – 9 Avda. del Sol (Bollards) – 7 GRUPO 3 • • • • • • • Parking Isla (Elevator) – 5 Avda. S. S. S.GRUPO 1 • • • • • • • Pza. S. Del Valle (Stairs) – 15 Parking Isla (Elevator) – 5 Pza. Del Valle (Stairs) – 15 P. Nicolás (Ramp) – 1 C/Arcediano (Flowerpot) – 4 Parking Isla (Elevator) – 5 Avda. del Sol (Bollards) – 7 . Nicolás (Fountain) – 1 Pza. del Sol (Bollards) – 7 C/Arcediano (Flowerpot) – 4 Pza. Del Valle (Stairs) – 15 P. Nicolás (Fountain) – 1 GRUPO 2 • • • • • • • Pza. del Sol (Bollards) – 7 Pza. S. Nicolás (Fountain) – 1 C/Arcediano (Flowerpot) – 4 P. Nicolás (Ramp) – 1 C/Arcediano (Flowerpot) – 4 Pza. S. Nicolás (Ramp) – 1 Parking Isla (Elevator) – 5 Avda. Nicolás (Fountain) – 1 GRUPO 4 • • • • • • • Avda. Del Valle (Bin) – 9 Avda. Del Valle (Bin) – 9 Avda. S. S. Nicolás (Ramp) – 1 Pza. Del Valle (Bin) – 9 Avda del Valle (Stairs) – 15 P.