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Welcome to our TES shop! We aim to make resources that help students to gain maximum feedback as they work, challenge their misconceptions and develop their understanding. Please also check out our website, www.MathsPad.co.uk.

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Welcome to our TES shop! We aim to make resources that help students to gain maximum feedback as they work, challenge their misconceptions and develop their understanding. Please also check out our website, www.MathsPad.co.uk.

A set of magic squares for students to practise adding negative integers.
Includes answers.
Need more on negative numbers? We have a set of activities and puzzles here.

Writing and Solving One & Two Step Equations: A Matching Activity
Students must match 'I'm thinking of a number' statements to their equivalent written in algebra and their solutions.
Answers are included.

In each row, which of these pictures represent the same fraction?
Requires students to compare different representations of fractions, including number lines, percentages and shaded pictures.
Answers are included.
Want more on equivalent fractions? We have a lesson and activity pack here.

A variety of problems starting with counting squares and leading to finding the area of compound shapes. Also includes some missing dimension questions.
Need more area activities? We have a set of activities on triangles and compound shapes here.

Number Tricks: Writing Algebraic Expressions Activities
1. Matching Activity
Students must first match cards into groups of three - a number trick written in words, e.g. "think of a number, double it, add 5...", the result of the number trick, e.g. "always ends in 12" and an algebraic expression for the number trick.
2. Write your own!
The second sheet requires students to write and simplify the algebraic expressions for a new set of number tricks.
Answers are included for both activities.

A series of activities for students to practise rounding to a given number of significant figures and estimating calculations.
1. Significant Figures True or False Activity
This activity contains a grid of statements about how numbers have been rounded, such as '54.5' has been rounded to 2 significant figures. Students must shade the eight statements that are true. The format of this activity makes it easy to check if students understand the concept and there is a second version of the puzzle that could be set at a later date as homework for revision. Answers are included.
2. Significant Figures Grid Puzzle & Multiple Choice Questions
This contains two activities. The first is a grid puzzle where student must decide where to position a set of numbers in order to make a series of statements true. There is also a follow up worksheet with some straightforward practise and multiple choice questions about significant figures. Answers are included.
3. Estimation Worksheet
This is a worksheet for estimating calculations by rounding to 1 or 2 significant figures. It also has a section to practise estimating square roots. A set of starter questions are included for discussion with students. Includes answers.

Three activities to get students completing and interpreting two way tables. Including:
1. Completing tables of data from given information
Two puzzles where students have to use a set of clues to work out all the missing information in a table.
2. Interpreting tables of data
Students have to first work out the missing entries in a two way table and then read the information to decide if a series of statements are true or false. Includes easy fractions and percentages.
3. Calculating probabilities from tables of data
Again students must work out the missing entries in the table, then use that information to calculate the probability of various events.
Answers are included for all activities.

This pack contains three activities designed to support GCSE students in plotting and interpreting reciprocal and exponential graphs.
It includes:
1. Drawing & Understanding Reciprocal & Exponential Graphs
This contains worksheets where students must work out the co-ordinates for a series of exponential and reciprocal functions and plot their associated graphs, in order to see the shape made. Following on from this is a set of questions designed to probe understanding and get students thinking about where the functions are defined and the co-ordinates they will pass through.
2. Asymptotes
To help students understand the shape of reciprocal and exponential graphs, this set of PPT slides is designed to give students a chance to understand why and where asymptotes will occur.
3. Graphs Match
This activity is designed to be used when students have studied a range of graphs, including reciprocal and exponential functions. It contains graphs of quadratic, cubic, circle, linear, reciprocal and exponential graphs that students must match to their equations.

This pack is designed to help students develop an understanding of equivalent fractions and to give them multiple opportunities to practise.
It contains:
1. Introducing Greedy Monkey
A set of PPT slides and follow up worksheets that tell the story of a greedy monkey who wants to eat 5/6 of three different cakes. The first cake has been cut into six pieces, so it's easy. But what if the cake has already been cut into 12 pieces, or more? How many should monkey eat so that she ends up eating 5/6 of the cake? The idea is to develop the understanding that she would need to eat twice as many pieces of cake, because each piece is half as big, and then to generalise this to other denominators.
2. Follow on Activities: Matching Activity, Maze & Dominoes
Three activities that could be used to give practise in a lesson, or for homework. Students must match equivalent fractions into groups of 3, find their way through a maze by shading equivalent fractions and pair up a set of dominoes.
3. Exit Slips
Quick exit slips that could be given out at the end of lesson to check on understanding.

This percentages grid activity requires students to calculate 1%, 5%, 10% and 86% of different numbers. It also requires them to work backwards - if they know 10%, how could they work out the original number?
Students can check off their answers from those at the bottom of the sheet to help them check they are on the right track as they work.
Answers are included.
Need more? We have a collection of percentages activities here.

A set of jumbled up fractions, decimals and percentages for students to match into groups of three.
Mainly simple conversions, with some simplification of fractions required.
Students record their answers in a table, so you can check at a glance if they are on the right track.
Feedback below is very gratefully received :)

Three activities to support students working on place value & decimals.
1. Reading & Writing Decimals Match
Students must match together numbers and statements about their place value. For example, 0.62 matches with '2 hundredths'. The questions all involve the numbers 1, 2 and 6, so students really have to think about the place value of the numbers shown. They can also record their matching pairs in a table, which makes it easy for you to check if they are getting them right and provide feedback.
2. Place Value Puzzles
This activity contains two pages of puzzles all about decimals and place value. Puzzles range from 'guess the number', based on clues about place value, to comparing and ordering decimals using inequality symbols.
3. Adding Decimals Code Breaker
A code breaker activity where students have to add decimals to reveal a secret message. The decimals are of different lengths so students will need to use some written methods.
Answers are included for all activities.

This unit of work for GCSE Higher Tier 9-1 includes:
Averages from Frequency Tables
Averages from Grouped Frequency Tables
Cumulative Frequency (Constructing the Graphs)
Cumulative Frequency (Interpreting the Graphs
Quartiles & Box Plots
Reverse Mean Problems
(Working backwards from a given mean to find the original data values)
The worksheets are designed to be used as booklets and contain examples for students to refer to as well as several pages of varied questions. Answers are included for all worksheets in an easy to use format.

This pack contains a variety of activities to support students working on the area of triangles and compound shapes. It includes:
1. Area of Triangles Worksheet Pack
This includes three different activities. In the first task, the triangles are drawn on squared paper and progress from simple right angled triangles that can be visualised as half of a rectangle, to triangles that need to be broken into two right angled triangles. The second activity, Match Three! follows on from this, where students must work out the area of triangles drawn on squared paper to match triangles with the same area. Finally, there is a final worksheet where students will need to think creatively to work out the area of the triangles, by, in some cases, drawing rectangles around them and subtracting triangles.
2. Triangles: Biggest Area?
This activity requires students to measure the side lengths of a set of triangles and determine, in each row, which is largest.
3. Area of Compound Shapes
This jumbled answers activity requires students to break shapes down into rectangles and triangles in order to calculate their areas.
4. Area of Compound Shapes Magic Square
This activity is for students who have mastered the basics of triangles and includes a variety of compound shapes where students must use the dimensions given to work out areas. The activity also includes one trapezium.
Answers are included for all activities.

A set of matching activities to help students practise finding the missing sides and angles in triangles using SOH CAH TOA.
This pack includes four activities:
1. Label the Sides Worksheet
A quick activity for students to label the sides as opposite, adjacent or hypotenuse to get them ready for using SOH CAH TOA.
2. Matching Activity 1 (Sin & Cos)
Students must use the sine and cosine ratios to find the missing sides in a set of triangles.
3. Matching Activity 2 (Sin, Cos & Tan)
Students must use sine, cosine and tangent ratios to find the missing sides.
4. Matching Activity 3 (Angles)
Students must calculate the missing angles in a set of triangles and match them to their answers.
All activities include answers and are easy to check as students can record their answers in a table, meaning you can quickly assess if they are on the right track.