# How to be Brilliant at Using a Calculator

Brilliant Publications

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### Contents

 Make a number 7 Dividing 8 Cross numbers 9 Secret numbers 10 Tens ladder 11 Make my number 12 Target one 13 Clearing 14
 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 Copyright

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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...