N1/L2.2

Carry out calculations with numbers of any size using efficient written and mental methods (a) Understand the words multiple and factor and relate them to multiplication and division facts (b) Understand the word prime and know prime numbers up to 20 (c) Know and use strategies to check answers, e.g. approximate calculations, estimation

Bank Account - no overdraft allowed!

Submitted by Laura Addamiano on Sat, 2014-02-08 17:43

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

I have created this worksheet to assess learners in reading and extracting data, solving problems on budgeting expenses when standing orders, direct debits and wages are expected on different dates.

Division of whole numbers

Submitted by Joaquin Llorente on Thu, 2012-09-06 15:47

Level: E3, L1, L2

A fully animated Powerpoint presentation that can be used as part of a lesson or for independent study. A series of steps of increasing complexity start by illustrating the basic process of a simple division of whole numbers to end with the interpretation of remainders in everyday situations.

Please note this an animated PPT and is not suitable for delivery as printed handouts.

Editor’s note
The “Interpreting remainders” worksheet mentioned in the PPT is available separately – under See also.

Cost planning sheets

Submitted by Gordon Noblett on Mon, 2011-06-27 06:38

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Excellent practice with balance / budget sheets and working with large numbers (including negative numbers). Complete the missing information in three different sheets (holiday budget, household budget, business costs). Ideal for Functional Maths.

L1 Handling numbers revision

Submitted by Valerie Adams on Tue, 2010-06-29 22:12

Level: L1, L2

A useful set of revision questions covering place value, fractions, percentages, number patterns and more (also L2 prime nos, factors).

Strange maths

Submitted by John Wood on Mon, 2010-02-22 22:13

Level: L1, L2

Not for the faint-hearted! Covers topics such as war/guns, eye balls, water, burgers and flies. However it is bound to interest students and is a great way to practise working with very large numbers and converting between metric measures. Focuses learners on deciding which operation (multiplication or division) is required for each problem.

Business bank balance game

Submitted by Judith White on Sat, 2009-10-17 17:25

Resource type: Game

Business bank balance game is a great adaptation of Jane March’s popular Bank Balance game (see below).

This version is designed specially for Level 2 learners who need practice working with large negative numbers.

Lattice method

Submitted by John Wood on Wed, 2008-02-27 16:53

Level: L1, L2

Lattice method is a beautifully clear PPT with step by step animated examples showing how to use the lattice method to multiply two 2-digit numbers.

Lattice method for multiplying decimals:

Submitted by Paul Hodson on Sun, 2007-11-25 17:18

Level: L1, L2

Two great PPTs with step by step examples using the lattice method (with decimals up to 3 places) and lots of real life practical examples inc. money and measures.
One PPT is for the tutor and can also be used to demonstrate the step by step process. The second PPT is for students and includes blank lattice grids and a series of problems to work on individually or in pairs (could also be printed to make a useful work book).

Diagonal grid A4 paper for lattice method

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2007-11-02 17:18

Level: E3, L1, L2

A4 paper for students using or learning the lattice method of written multiplication.

Long multiplication

Submitted by Gaye Noel on Mon, 2007-10-22 17:18

Level: L1, L2

An excellent step by step, very clear and colourful guide to lattice, grid and traditional methods.

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