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Maths

My Basic Maths resources

At one stage of my life in the dim and distance past I taught maths at a local college to adults; who struggled with understanding basic maths concepts, in their earlier education (myself included).

So I have included here some of the material I generated whilst teaching that might prove helpful to anyone struggling with some of the basics, or anyone working with others and in need of some reference material to work from. I would of course urge anyone not to soley use my material here but to find other material that would complement my material as we all have different learning styles.
I suggest therefore that you take a peek at the useful links section, towards the bottom of this page.
Being almost human it is possible that some errors may have crept into my work, if so I applogise in advance and would ask you let me know if you come accross any of errors or things that don't make sense. You can contact me at: overseer@simplyinformed.uk
More material will be added over the coming weeks. Please feel free to copy and distrubute as required.

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Current Topics

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Number

Types of number
Laws governing maths operations
Subtraction
Negatives 1
Negatives 2
Prefixes
Multiplication Table Square
Finger Multplication 6-10
Finger Multplication 9
Factors and Multiples
Long Division

Fractions

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Fractions starter
Fractions starter. ANSWERS
Understanding the Common Denominator

Decimals

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The Decimal Point
Decimal starter
Decimals in a page

Percentages

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Percentage squares
Percentages of Money
Percentages of Money Questions & Answers

Algebra

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Beginning Algebra

Handling Data

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Types of Chart
Making sense of numeric data #1
Making sense of numeric data #2

Topic Tests

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See what you can remember. Answers on page 2 of each test.
Test 1
Test 1
Test 2
Test 3
Test 4
Test 5
Test 6
Test 7
Test 8
Test 9

Relax Time

Now something more relaxing, try this online jigsaw puzzle, start at easy level with less pieces (maybe 10 - 15), to get the hang of moving pieces on the screen:

Jigsaw planet.

Useful maths website links

Home Schooling resources
BBC Bitsize
Maths Playground Does contain adverts but provides maths activities that most children would like.

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