Multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals by 10, 100 and 1000 (a) Understand place value for whole numbers, and to two-decimal places

Working with decimals

Submitted by Charlotte Gustar on Mon, 2011-10-31 17:37

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/E3.3, N2/E3.5, N2/L1.6

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy, Motor vehicles & Transport, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Assessment material, Informative presentation, Lesson plan

A detailed lesson plan accompanied by a PPT and a lesson objective checker sheet. The lesson recaps place value and introduces students to decimals and using money in practical situations.

The PPT is an adaptation two other PPT resources I have used on skillsworkshop: ‘Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100’ by Elaine Baskerville, and ‘Pounds to pence’ by Jennifer Williamson. Two contextualised worksheets (Salon and Garage), written by Carrie Bray, are also linked to the lesson plan.

Numeracy: N2/L1.8, N2/L1.9, N1/E2.6, N2/L1.1, N2/L1.10, N1/E3.7, N2/E3.3, N2/L1.2, N2/L2.7, N1/L1.8, N2/L1.3, N2/L2.8, N2/L2.2, N2/L1.5, N2/L1.6, N2/L1.7, N2/L2.1, N2/L2.3, N2/L2.6, N2/L2.9, N2/L2.4

Resource type: Interactive worksheet, Resource generator

Level: E3, L1, L2

This spreadsheet is designed to enable students to check their own work; but also to learn about what happens when you add two decimals, or multiply two fractions, and so on.

The spreadsheet consists of the following sheets:

  • “Mult-div by 10-100-1000” allows a student to input a number and explore the effect when multiplied or divided by 10, 100 or 1000.

Numeracy: Mental maths, N1/L1.4, N2/L1.6

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A lovely selection of quick generic and contextualised whole number and decimal problems to improve mental arithmetic skills.

Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100

Submitted by Elaine Baskerville on Sun, 2010-01-31 22:29

Numeracy: N1/L1.4, N2/L1.6

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: L1

A short but very effective PPT that uses animation to show how digits are moved to the right/left in a place value chart when multiplying /dividing by 10 and 100. Covers decimals and whole numbers.

Metric measures of length and decimals

Submitted by Sheena Clarke on Thu, 2009-09-10 17:25

Numeracy: N2/L1.6, MSS1/L1.7

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

Two fill-in tables to practice converting between metric units (and multiplying and dividing decimals by 10 and 100). First covers m and cm, the second in cm and mm.

Decimal on-screen slider

Submitted by Celyn Osuji on Tue, 2009-08-18 11:54

Numeracy: Mental maths, N2/L1.6

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Warm-up

Level: L1

A rather nifty Word document template where learners can move the digits to the right or left to see the changes in place value when multiplying or dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/L1.6

Resource type: Game

Level: L1, L2

A great version of this tried and tested whole class mental maths activity.

Editor’s note
Picture added and minor error fixed Feb 4, 2013.

Fuel prices

Submitted by Jean Thomas on Tue, 2008-06-17 16:53

Numeracy: HD1/L1.4, N2/L1.4, N2/L1.5, N2/L1.6

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A very topical resource originally written for a group of older returning learners to help them see how maths skills can help in everyday life. Covers decimal place value and ordering; subtracting and multiplying decimals (inc. x10); and finding the range.

Plant prices - batches of 10 or 100

Submitted by Sonia Hartman on Mon, 2008-06-16 16:53

Numeracy: N1/L1.4, N2/L1.6

Context: Gardening & Horticulture

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Excellent practice in multiplying whole numbers and decimals (money) by 10 and 100. Written for L1 students with an interest in gardening but suitable for any group of L1 learners, including those studying NVQ L1 or L2 Horticulture, Gardening, etc.
Differentiation is easily achieved as the first page covers only multiplying and dividing by 10 (a useful stepping stone for some students). Page 2 covers both x10 and x100.

Miss Dotty Decimals

Submitted by Tasneem Kausar-... on Tue, 2008-04-29 11:32

Numeracy: N2/L1.5, N2/L1.6

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: L1

Covers adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decinmals (inc. mult and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000) and decimal place value. Ideal for introducing these topics or for revision.

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