041 TMD What are Statistics and Estimators?

Tweet Learn what statistics and estimators are in preparation for understanding how they helped solve the “German tank problem” in World War II. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-339-6279. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 041 TMD What are Statistics and Estimators?

Year 3 maths worksheet: reading scales

Tweet Reading scales is an important aspect of year 3 measurement work and I am beginning to produce material for this. Children will be used to reading scales where the divisions go up in ones, but they find it much harder when either they go up in larger numbers or when not all the [...] . . . → Read More: Year 3 maths worksheet: reading scales

Year 2 maths worksheet: graphs

Tweet Here is one of the superb sets of year 2 maths worksheets which URBrainy.com have allowed me to publish. It is suitable for 6/7 year old children who are just beginning to understand and interpret block graphs and it looks at the favourite sandwich fillings of a class:- always a popular subject. The first page involves [...] . . . → Read More: Year 2 maths worksheet: graphs

040 TMD How to Divide Fractions

Tweet Learn what it really means to divide two fractions and a trick you can use to make dividing fractions easier. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-339-6279. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 040 TMD How to Divide Fractions

Year 3 maths worksheet: division practice

Tweet Once children have learnt the 2x, 4x, 5x and 10x tables they can put their knowledge to good use by working out division questions. Because division is the inverse of multiplication the only knowledge needed to work out 14 divided by 2 is that 2 x 7 = 14. This is a more abstract way of [...] . . . → Read More: Year 3 maths worksheet: division practice

Year 2 maths worksheet: 3 sided shapes

Tweet A pinboard is a great way to investigate shapes. This may be made by nailing panel pins or small nails into a piece of plywood approximately 24cm × 24cm. Cut out the plywood and mark a grid of lines at 2cm intervals in both directions across the plywood. Tap in the pins at the points where [...] . . . → Read More: Year 2 maths worksheet: 3 sided shapes

Dividing Mixed Numbers

Tweet Dividing Mixed Numbers requires many Fraction Skills to be mastered first. get the math worksheets here . . . → Read More: Dividing Mixed Numbers

Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Tweet Multiplying Mixed Numbers requires many Fraction Skills to be mastered. get the math worksheets here . . . → Read More: Multiplying Mixed Numbers