30 Sep '17, 4am

RE: 6th grade national Math tests in Singapore:

RE: 6th grade national Math tests in Singapore:

What Singapore PSLE Maths feels like to Parents sometimes Since the Maths paper is over today, I thought I would share this. A few more days to go before the last PSLE paper for our household… Update: Some of the answers I received on Twitter and Facebook: Andre: 5 balloons. Ian: Xiao Ming's sister is now on an MRT train with an unknown speed. Dr Ashley Tan: The correct answer is durians. Pink and purple polka-dotted durians. Hankster: Plot twist: Xiao Ming doesn’t have a sister. 嘉荣: Xiao Ming sister is 5, one year older than xiao ming. Working: A 5YO hand can hold 5 marbles, while 4YO can hold 4, but if he has a sixth finger then can hold 5. So (5x2)+(4x2)+1=19. And we also found out that xiao ming has a sixth finger. Trong Tan: It's a trick question. Xiao Ming's parents can't afford to have another child living in their HDB flat. Others suggested new questions: Chan Kiat...

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