## How to be Brilliant at Using a Calculator |

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### Contents

Prime magic | 28 |

Times table magic | 29 |

Constant division | 30 |

Family tally | 31 |

Percentages 1 | 32 |

Percentages 2 | 33 |

The restaurant | 34 |

The sale | 35 |

Calculator logic | 15 |

Target three | 16 |

Think of a number | 17 |

Sequences | 18 |

Volumes | 19 |

Fractions | 20 |

Square numbers | 21 |

Dot to dot | 22 |

Balloons | 23 |

Changing units | 24 |

Investigating number patterns | 25 |

Sandwich cake | 26 |

Finding prime numbers | 27 |

Marbles | 36 |

Percentages 3 | 37 |

Pie charts | 38 |

Square roots | 39 |

Money money | 40 |

Pennies off | 41 |

Memory magic | 42 |

Going shopping | 43 |

Changing the order | 44 |

I can selfassessment sheets | 45 |

100 square | 47 |

Sequence cards | 48 |

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Page 4 - The activities as a whole help children to acquire the experimental and investigative skills required to conduct successful science investigations. They can be used whenever the need arises for particular activities to support and supplement your existing scheme of work for science. The activities provide learning experiences which can be tailored to meet individual children's needs. The activities are addressed directly to the children. They are self-contained and many children will be able to work...

Page 5 - ... use a calculator for calculations involving several digits, including decimals; use a calculator to solve number problems; know how to enter and interpret money calculations and fractions; know how to select the correct key sequence for calculations with more than one operation.

Page 6 - To help you make best use of the book, each activity has been coded on the contents page to indicate its main relationship with the programme of study.

Page 5 - Calculations a develop further their understanding of the four number operations and the relationships between them including inverses; use the related vocabulary; choose suitable number operations to solve a given problem, and...

Page 5 - ... their patterns and using these to make predictions; make general statements, using words to describe a functional relationship, and test these; recognize...

Page 5 - ... numbers to 20 and square numbers up to 10 x 10; find factor pairs and all the prime factors of any two-digit integer...

Page 6 - ... estimate answers by approximating and checking that their results are reasonable by thinking about the context of the problem...

Page 5 - ... use approximations and other strategies to check that their answers are reasonable k use a calculator for calculations involving several digits, including decimals; use a calculator to solve number problems; know how to enter and interpret money...

Page 5 - ... break down a more complex problem or calculation into simpler steps before attempting a solution...