071 TMD How to Amaze Your Friends With Number Tricks

Tweet Learn how number tricks work and how you can use them to amaze your friends. Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 071 TMD How to Amaze Your Friends With Number Tricks

070 TMD What are Real Numbers?

Tweet Learn how real numbers relate to the rest of the numbers in math. Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 070 TMD What are Real Numbers?

069 TMD What are the Union and Intersection of Sets?

Tweet Easy ways to find the union and intersection of sets. Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 069 TMD What are the Union and Intersection of Sets?

More Multiplication, Plus Worksheet Updates!

Tweet Well, we’re hitting the Mad Minute worksheets pretty hard and fast as the days of summer draw to a close, and I’m also trying to make a dent in my long to-do list of worksheet updates. In addition to some minor fixes to titles in the subtraction facts and some phrasing corrections to some word problem [...] . . . → Read More: More Multiplication, Plus Worksheet Updates!

Multiplication Worksheets Updated

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More Negative Number Worksheets!

Tweet In an effort to help out those folks making WalMart sale signs (or possibly to help you savvy shoppers cleverly decode the meaning of “saving” -$10 if that sign really is accurate), I’ve posted some additional worksheets in the negative numbers section. We had a good start with negative number addition and subtraction worksheets. Most of [...] . . . → Read More: More Negative Number Worksheets!

Year 5 Maths Worksheets: In-Out function machines

Tweet Whilst this worksheet appears to be very simple it is surprising how many children get into a bit of a muddle with such activities. A table is shown with a rule for completing it, such as ‘Add 34′. All that has to be done is complete the missing cells of the table following the rule. [...] . . . → Read More: Year 5 Maths Worksheets: In-Out function machines

Year 3 Mental Arithmetic: Sets 11 and 12

Tweet Two more sets of mental arithmetic questions to add to our growing collection. Today’s questions concentrate on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Hopefully these questions will provide a confidence boost for those children who are not quite as secure in their knowledge as they should be as all the questions are worded in a very [...] . . . → Read More: Year 3 Mental Arithmetic: Sets 11 and 12

2010 Maths SAT Paper A: question 3

Tweet The second in my series on the KS2 SAT papers which looks at question 3 of the 2010 paper A and gives answers and suggested best ways to approach the questions. If you are looking for much more on the KS 2 Maths SAT papers and an excellent revision programme then I would highly recommend: [...] . . . → Read More: 2010 Maths SAT Paper A: question 3

Year 5: Knowing Division Facts (2)

Tweet By Year 5 children should have a good knowledge of tables and this division page will show whether tables are known. It is also important to understand the relationship between division and multiplication as some children see the two as completely separate processes. It is the second page on this knowing division facts as I [...] . . . → Read More: Year 5: Knowing Division Facts (2)