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Catching up on Numeracy: Use of Calculators

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3

Show your students how useful calculators really are. This pack gives students the knowledge, skills and confidence to apply the calculator to a range of mathematical scenarios. It covers the use of both basic arithmetical, and scientific calculators. The requirement is clearly indicated for each lesson.

Topics include: Using calculators to investigate mathematical rules, to make large and complicated calculations and to estimate; Understanding the order of operations; Working out percentages; The importance of accuracy. (Formerly: Adding Value in Numeracy: Use of Calculators)

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Size: 64 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 210 5
Code: CNUC
Popularity rank: 306
Average Customer Review:  * * * * *  based on 1 review

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Contents List

LESSONS

  • 7 THE BASIC FUNCTIONS
  • 9 MAXIMUMS
  • 11 SMALL CHANGES
  • 13 FRACTIONS *
  • 15 BIG NUMBERS *
  • 17 RAINFALL **
  • 19 TEAR IT UP *
  • 21 THE BUILDER'S RULE
  • 23 FRACTALS
  • 25 DATES OF BIRTH
  • 27 THE FORBIDDEN 6
  • 29 WEIRD SUMS
  • 31 COMBINATIONS
  • 33 THE DRIPPING TAP
  • 35 BE ACCURATE!
  • 37 FIBONACCI
  • 39 HAPPY NUMBERS
  • 41 KILLING NUMBERS
  • 43 FIVE SECONDS MORE
  • 45 RABBITS *
  • 47 SHOPPING *
  • 49 MULTIGONS
  • 51 GUESS THE FUNCTION
  • 53 REPEATING NUMBERS
  • 55 GET OFF MY LAND!
  • 57 INFLATION *
  • 59 FAVOURITE SWEETS
  • 61 FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM *
  • 63 HOW MANY Ps?
* Scientific calculator desirable
**Scientific calculator essential

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16/10/10

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one or two good worksheets, one of the best is the free download.
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