# Number

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# Number

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## Large Numbers in Standard Form

Students learn how to convert between large numbers written in ordinary and standard form.  As learning progress...
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## Making Approximations using Rounding

Students learn how make approximations by rounding numbers to one significant figure.  As learning progresses mo...
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## Multiples of numbers and expressions

Students learn how to calculate multiples of numbers and expressions.  As learning progresses they move on to fi...
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## Multiplication Problems

Students are taught how to solve a range of real life multiplication problems using the grid and column method. ...
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## Multiplication with Decimal Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition with decimal numbers using the column method.  More able students are cha...
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## Multiplying a number by a power of ten

Students learn about multipling a number by a power of ten.  Most able students multiply by 0.1, 0.01 and 0.01. ...
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## Multiplying and Dividing Numbers by 0.1 and 0.01

Students learn how to use the place value table and written methods to multiply and divide numbers by 0.1 and 0....
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## Multiplying Decimals using the Grid Method

Students learn about multiplying decimals using the grid method.  Throughout the lesson students are encouraged ...
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## Multiplying Mixed Numbers and Top-Heavy Fractions

Students learn how to calculate the product of mixed numbers and top heavy fractions using cross-simplifying.  A...
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## Multiplying with Fractions

Year 8 maths lesson on multiplying with fractions.  Students learn how to calculate the product of two fractions...
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## Multiplying with Negative Numbers

Students learn about multiplying with negative numbers.  As learning progresses more able students are challenge...
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## Problem Solving with Number

Students practise problem solving with number using times tables, addition, subtraction and the order of operati...
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## Problem Solving with Time Tables

Students practise problem solving with time tables using multiplication grids, factors and understanding divisio...
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## Proportion and Recipes

Students learn how to use proportion and ratio notation to adjust recipes for different amounts.  As learning pr...
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## Ratio and Equivalent Proportions

Students learn how to use ratio and equivalent proportions to write a ratio as a fraction and percentage.  Using...
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## Reading and writing numbers on a scale

Students learn about reading and writing numbers on a scale using place value.  Most able students are challenge...

### Mr Mathematics Blog

#### Calculating the Volume of a Pyramid

When calculating the volume of a pyramid we can substitute the values of the length, width and perpendicular height into the formula V = 1/3 lwh.  In my experience this is often provided for the students with little explanation as to why a volume of a pyramid is exactly one third the volume of a […]

#### Solving 3D Problems using Trigonometry

When teaching solving 3D problems using trigonometry we begin the lesson with a recap of Pythagoras’ Theorem and the three trigonometric ratios.  We do this by matching the ratio and equations to the respective right-angled triangle.   Students are encouraged to work in pairs and to show the diagrams as part of the working out on […]

#### Rounding to a significant figure

When I teach rounding to a significant figure, I ask the class to discuss in pairs or small groups a definition for the word significant.  It is a word that all the students have heard before but not all are able to define. After 2 or 3 minutes of conversation I ask the students to […]