Percentages

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Percentages

Calculating a Percentage Change

Students learn about calculating a percentage change using a decimal multiplier.  Learning progresses from findi...

Calculating a Repeated Percentage Change

Students learn how to calculate a repeated percentage change using decimal multipliers.  As learning progresses ...

Calculating a Simple Interest in Financial Mathematics

Students learn about calculating a simple interest in financial mathematics. Learning progresses from calculatin...

Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages

>Using the place value table and equivalent fractions students learn about converting between fractions, deci...

Expressing One Number as a Percentage of Another

Students learn about expressing one number as a percentage of another number using both calculator and non-calcu...

Finding Percentages without a Calculator

Students learn how to calculate a percentage of an amount  using either 10% or working with equivalent fractions...

Finding the Original Amount – Percentage Changes

Students learn how to calculate the original amount after a simple percentage change.  Learning progresses from ...

Revising Compound Percentage Changes

Students revise how to calculate a compound percentage increase and decrease.  As learning progresses they set u...

Revising Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Students revise using the place value table to convert between fractions, decimals and percentages.  As learning...

Revising Non-Calculator Percentage Problems

Students revise how to use non-calculator methods to find a percentage of an amount.  Later, as learning progres...

Revising Percentage Changes

Students revise how to calculate an amount after a percentage change using calculator methods.  As learning prog...

Revising Reverse Percentages

Students revise how to calculate the original amount after a percentage change.  Later, learning progresses on t...

Writing Fractions as Percentages

Students learn how to convert between fractions and percentages using the place value table, factors of 100 equi...

Reverse Percentages

Using equivalent ratios students learn how to work a percentage change in reverse to calculate the original 100%...

Percentage Increases

Students learn how to increase an amount by a given percentage using multipliers.   Throughout the lesson proble...

Percentage Decreases

Using efficient calculator methods students are taught how to calculate a percentage decrease.  Throughout the l...

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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.