Large numbers in the news

Submitted by Judith White on Sat, 2009-09-12 16:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.1, N1/L2.1

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Topical practice with reading and writing large numbers (up to billions) and ideal for start-of-term place value classes. Topics inc, Bruce Forsyth’s salary, the possible Cadburys takeover and Heathrow Airport statistics. Includes a useful place value chart.
A second updated sheet was added in April 2011 – also available below

Physical format: 
2 x 1 page
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New version added April 2011

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sat, 2011-04-02 12:57.

Apologies to Judith – who sent me an updated version of this resource last autumn! I have only just got around to publishing it.
Rather than delete the older version I have decided to keep both versions as it is interesting to compare them.
I am hoping that Judith will provide another version later this year :)

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