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Indices

Adding and Subtracting in Standard form

Students learn how to use non-calculator methods to solve addition and subtraction problems involving standard f...

Indices with Negative Powers

Students learn how to write indices with negative powers as fractions.  This lesson builds on using the multipli...

Large Numbers in Standard Form

Students learn how to convert between large numbers written in ordinary and standard form.  As learning progress...

Revising Calculations with Standard Form

Students revise how to use calculator and non-calculator methods to solve problems involving standard form.  As ...

Revising Calculations with Surds

Students revise how to simplify surds and rationalise the denominator.  Later, as learning progresses students u...

Revising Negative and Fractional Indices

Students revise how to apply the rules of index notation evaluate expressions involving fractional and negative ...

Revising Prime Factors, Highest Common Factor and Lowest Common Multiple

Students revise how to calculate the prime factors of an integer.  As learning progresses they use prime factors...

Revising Rules of Indices

Students revise how to use index notation to simplify expressions involving powers and roots.  As learning progr...

Revising Writing Numbers in Standard Form

Students revise how to convert numbers between ordinary and standard form.  As learning progresses they perform ...

Simplifying numbers written in index form

Students learn how to use the multiplication and division rules to simplify numbers written in index form.  As l...

Writing small numbers in Standard Form

Students learn how to convert between ordinary and standard form for numbers less than 1.  More able students ar...

Calculations with Surds

By simplifying surds using square factors students learn how to evaluate and simplify expressions, such as, expa...

Simplifying Surds

Students learn about what a surd is and how it can be simplified using square factors.  To consolidate and exten...

Writing Numbers in Standard Index Form

Using place value students learn how to convert ordinary numbers to standard index form.  As learning progresses...

Calculations With Standard Index Form

To calculate with numbers written in standard form students are taught how to apply the rules of indices to a ba...

Rules of Indices

Using the multiplication and division rules students learn how to evaluate expressions in index notation.  As le...

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Area of Compound Shapes

https://youtu.be/qbl0d8ofRwc To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.  Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below.  As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be […]

Priorities for the Spring Term

At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.

Mutually Exclusive Outcomes and Events

I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.