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Sep 272015

Download, print and cut out the squares. Work with a friend to try and match all the questions with the correct answers and make a shape

Fraction Words Puzzle


Sep 262015

LCMsThe Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) is the smallest positive number that is a multiple of two or more numbers.

For example the LCM of 4 and 6 is 12 because

Multiples of 4 are 4, 8, 12, 16, 20….

Multiples of 6 are 6, 12, 18, 24…

12 is the first number in both lists.

Practice finding Lowest Common Multiples with this Sporcle quiz. Challenge your friends to see who can get the best score.


Sep 262015

It’s a new term and I’m getting to know my new students. Many of them have something in common. They don’t know their multiplication tables! Here’s a quiz to help you practice. Keep practicing until you can get them all finished within the 5 minute time limit.


Sep 232015

Hopefully you already know how to change a fraction to a decimal.

For instance ²⁄³ =2 ÷ 3= 0.6666… This is a recurring decimal. But changing a recurring decimal back to a fraction is a little more complicated.

UK maths teacher have produced a great video on this.

If you prefer a written explanation Study maths have produced a good introduction of how to convert a recurring decimal to a fraction.

recurringdecimaltofractionThere is also an interactive worksheet to make sure you can do it.


Sep 232015

Here is a video from UK maths teacher explaining how to draw box plots.

Here is a great interactive exercisefrom to make sure you understand box and whisker diagrams.