Category Archives: Numbers

11+ And KS2 Maths – A Common Type Of Question Has Divide And Multiply For Scaling

In basic arithmetic there are four different operations + – × ÷ There is a type of question which turns up in various forms, all basically the same, which involve divide and multiply (division and multiplication if you prefer). I … Continue reading

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Number Bonds Of 20 Worksheets

Every time this post is displayed a new set of questions about number bonds of 20 will be randomly generated in the table below. There may be some duplicates, that can happen with random numbers.  Anyway it is always a … Continue reading

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Number Bonds Of 9 Worksheets

Every time this post is displayed a new set of questions about number bonds of 9 will be randomly generated in the table below. Note there may be some duplicates, that can happen with random numbers.  It doesn’t hurt to … Continue reading

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Number Bonds Of 10 Worksheets

Every time this post is displayed a new set of questions about number bonds of 10 will be randomly generated in the table below. Note there may be some duplicates, that can happen with random numbers.  Anyway it is always … Continue reading

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Times Tables – What Can You Do Once You’ve Learned Them

So What Can You Do Once You’ve Learned Your Times Tables? The first thing is to answer questions you get asked at school by your teacher or in SATs Next you’ve got a good start with division.  If you know … Continue reading

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Free Times Tables Worksheets

There are lots of people searching Times Tables worksheets on the internet, according to Google. And there are lots of sites offering such worksheets. So here is a small contribution. Every time this post is displayed a new set of … Continue reading

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Amazing Video Proof – Practice Makes Perfect Even For Mental Maths

Practice makes perfect so they say. Here is a video showing how regular practice at using an abacus can build to an amazing level of skill over a few years.     Note how eventually some pupils are so familiar … Continue reading

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Geometry Can Help Make Clear What Algebra and Multiplication Mean

Many people who have learned arithmetic successfully have some difficulty moving to algebra which is more abstract and symbolic. In fact algebra is just arithmetic but using letters to be more general. They say a picture is worth a thousand … Continue reading

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Maths Is Different – Thats Not How We Do It – Number Bonds

It is commonly said maths is different nowadays.  Up and down the country when parents try and help their children with maths homework often either it is incomprehensible to the parent or when they show their children something the children … Continue reading

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Tips For Helping Your Children Practice Learning Times Tables

A previous post Learning Times Tables talked about how to set about helping your children learn times tables. This post gives some simple tips for how you can help your children practice learning times tables.  These tips will be especially … Continue reading

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