## Mathematics Explained for Primary TeachersThis Features in the new edition include: two new chapters on mathematics in the primary curriculum and learning to learn mathematics more prominence given to using and applying mathematics sections matching the attainment targets for mathematics more learning and teaching points highlighted throughout the text further material on number, risk, use of ICT, graphs and data-handling. a research focus in every chapter.Additional online support Extensively used on primary PGCE courses and undergraduate courses leading to QTS, this bestselling book is an essential resource for all trainee primary teachers. A companion Student Workbook is also available, which: provides self-assessment activities for students to check their understanding of key concepts helps students to practise key mathematical processes and to apply mathematics in real-life situations gives opportunities to apply their knowledge to teaching and learning. |

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### Contents

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USING AND APPLYING MATHEMATICS | 35 |

4 Key Processes in Mathematical Reasoning | 37 |

5 Modelling andProblem Solving | 51 |

NUMBER AND ALGEBRA | 63 |

6 Number and Place Value | 65 |

18 Calculations with Decimals | 219 |

19 Proportions and Percentages | 235 |

20 Algebra | 248 |

21 Coordinates and Linear Relationships | 265 |

SHAPE SPACE AND MEASURES | 275 |

22 Measurement | 277 |

23 Angle | 295 |

24 Transformations and Symmetry | 303 |

7 Addition and Subtraction Structures | 83 |

8 Mental Strategies for Addition and Subtraction | 97 |

9 Written Methods for Addition and Subtraction | 109 |

10 Multiplication and Division Structures | 123 |

11 Mental Strategies for Multiplication and Division | 138 |

12 Written Methods for Multiplication and Division | 153 |

13 Remainders and Rounding | 164 |

14 Multiples Factors and Primes | 176 |

15 Squares Cubes and Number Shapes | 187 |

Positive and Negative | 198 |

17 Fractions and Ratios | 207 |

25 Classifying Shapes | 315 |

26 Perimeter Area and Volume | 328 |

STATISTICS | 339 |

27 Handling Data | 341 |

28 Comparing Sets of Data | 361 |

29 Probability | 379 |

Answers to Selfassessment Questions | 390 |

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