138 TMD How to Add and Subtract Like an Egyptian

Tweet Learn how the ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics to do math. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 138 TMD How to Add and Subtract Like an Egyptian

137 TMD How to Multiply and Divide Mixed Fractions

Tweet Learn how to multiple and divide mixed fractions like a math pro. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 137 TMD How to Multiply and Divide Mixed Fractions

136 TMD How to Add and Subtract Mixed Fractions

Tweet Learn how to add and subtract mixed fractions like a math pro. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 136 TMD How to Add and Subtract Mixed Fractions

Long multiplication: 3 by 2

Tweet I am often asked if there are more basic number sheets in the pipeline and so as to not disappoint people here is another page of long multiplication. The first six questions have been laid out in the correct way but the last four have been put in a horizontal position and will need laying [...] . . . → Read More: Long multiplication: 3 by 2

Resource of the week: division as sharing

Tweet Our resource of the week this week looks at early understanding of division. Division is usually the hardest of the four rules for children to learn, but in the early stages it is quite straightforward. Children often come across division for the first time when sharing, usually between two. The key concept,of course, is that [...] . . . → Read More: Resource of the week: division as sharing

Count back in threes

Tweet Counting is one of those activities that it is all to easy to assume that children can do. In fact there are many children in Primary Schools who are very shaky in their knowledge of numbers and counting in ones, forwards or backwards. Yet one of the targets for Year 1 is for children to [...] . . . → Read More: Count back in threes

Maths Game: Pig

Tweet This is a maths game more suited to upper primary school children as it requires quick mental arithmetic skills. The idea is to roll the die as many times as possible adding up the score as you go alon; but there is a catch! Equipment: A die A scoring sheet is useful Rules: This is [...] . . . → Read More: Maths Game: Pig

Resource of the Week: Maths SAT questions

Tweet For anyone in Year 6 the Maths SAT tests will be coming up before too long! Don’t forget that we have a whole section of past questions and answers, including great explanations of the best ways to approach each question. Invaluable help to achieve those higher levels! This week I am highlighting are two questions [...] . . . → Read More: Resource of the Week: Maths SAT questions

Year 5 maths worksheet: solve single step word problems

Tweet This page contains a set of ten problems written in words. They look quite long, but they can all be worked out using a single step, using one of the operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Because they only require one step they are easier than questions which involve two or steps, but each calculation [...] . . . → Read More: Year 5 maths worksheet: solve single step word problems

More adding three 2-digit numbers mentally

Tweet I have had a number of requests for more on adding three 2-digit numbers mentally, so, here is another page. There are a number of different techniques which can be used when adding these and it certainly would not be the best way to proceed to just add them in the order they appear. Looking [...] . . . → Read More: More adding three 2-digit numbers mentally