# Elastic Maths Resources

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A collection of engaging Maths resources for key skills at KS3 and KS4 revision. A large collection of 'Number Pyramids' and 'Product and Sum' worksheets that can be used to stretch and challenge all students. Also, a growing collecting of Maths Codebreaker worksheets for students of all abilities. If you have a request for a specific resource email elasticmaths@gmail.com or send a message to the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/elasticmaths/

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A collection of engaging Maths resources for key skills at KS3 and KS4 revision. A large collection of 'Number Pyramids' and 'Product and Sum' worksheets that can be used to stretch and challenge all students. Also, a growing collecting of Maths Codebreaker worksheets for students of all abilities. If you have a request for a specific resource email elasticmaths@gmail.com or send a message to the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/elasticmaths/

#### Surds with Brackets Differentiated Worksheet

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Differentiated worksheet on multiplying out brackets containing surds. Red - Single brackets containing surds Amber - Single brackets containing surds with coefficients Green - Double brackets containing surds The whole series of lessons on surds that this worksheet is taken from can be purchased here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/surds-5-lessons-12150710

#### Equivalent Fractions Presentation and Worksheets

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A neat Powerpoint demonstrating equivalent fractions with worksheets to go with it. Students have to find equivalent fractions and determine missing numbers within fractions. Ideal for an introduction for KS2 or low ability KS3 learners.

#### Angles in Parallel Lines Codebreaker

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Maths codebreakers are an engaging way for students to practice skills and address any misconceptions. Students have to answer typical maths questions with their answer corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. If answered correctly, the answer reveals the punchline to a hilarious* joke. This resource contains 1x codebreaker worksheet where students have to find missing angles in parallel lines by spotting corresponding, alternate and co-interior angles. Latter questions include scalene and isosceles triangles. Suitable for KS3 and Foundation revision. *the joke is terrible

#### Isometric Alphabet

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Isometric paper (or dot paper) can be used to help with drawing 3D shapes. This popular resource is a single document containing every capital letter drawn on isometric paper which students can use to help write their name or initials. This is a great activity to introduce 3D drawing and plans and elevations. It also makes for an excellent end-of-term activity.

#### Basic Angle Facts Codebreaker

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Maths codebreakers are an engaging way for students to practice skills and address any misconceptions. Students have to answer typical maths questions with their answer corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. If answered correctly, the answer reveals the punchline to a hilarious* joke. This resource contains 1x codebreaker worksheet where students have to find missing angles using basic angle facts (angles on a straight line, angles around a point, angles in a triangle and base angles in an isosceles triangle are equal). Suitable for KS3 and Foundation revision. *the joke is terrible

#### Multiplying Surds Differentiated Worksheet

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Differentiated worksheet on multiplying surds. Red - Multiplying surds (answer doesn’t simplify) i.e. 2√5 x 5√6 = 10√30 Amber - Multiplying surds leading to a whole number i.e. 5√2 x 2√18 = 10√36 = 10 x 6 = 60 Green - Multiplying surds and simplifying the answer i.e. 5√2 x 4√6 = 10√12 = 10√4√3 = 10 x 2 x √3 = 20√3 The whole series of lessons on surds that this worksheet is taken from can be purchased here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/surds-5-lessons-12150710

#### Surds (5 lessons)

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Includes five lessons on surds An introduction to surds Simplifying surds Multiplying surds with coefficients Surds with brackets Rationalising the denominator. The pack includes Tarsia puzzles and differentiated worksheets (4 in total) which all come with answers. Key concepts are explained clearly with an animated slideshow and all differentiated outcomes are colour coordinated (Red text for easy questions, Amber for medium etc.) Powerpoint contains 99 slides and should cover 5 teaching hours on surds.

#### Percentages - One Quantity of Another Differentiated Worksheet

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Differentiated worksheet on expressing one quantity of another as a percentage with answers. Red - Leading to fractions with simple denominators (100, 50, 25 and 20) Amber - Leading to fractions with harder denominators Green - Quantities given are in different units

#### Estimation Codebreaker

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Maths codebreakers are an engaging way for students to practice skills and address any misconceptions. Students have to answer typical maths questions with their answer corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. If answered correctly, the answer reveals the punchline to a hilarious* joke. This resource contains 1x codebreaker worksheet where students need to estimate the answers to calculations by rounding each number in the calculation to 1 siginificant figure. Suitable for KS3 and Foundation revision. *the joke is terrible

#### Venn Diagrams and Probability

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Venn Diagrams are a more recent addition to GCSE Maths and the new 9-1 syllabus. This popular resource is an excellent introduction to sorting numbers into Venn diagrams (with categories such as ‘Factors of 12’, ‘Prime Numbers’, ‘Multiples of 3’ etc) and then leads onto calculating probabilities based on the Venn Diagrams i.e. ‘What is the probability that the number chosen is more than 5 but not a multiple of 3?’ The resource contains… A worksheet sorting numbers into Venn Diagrams An extension task where students have to write their own categories Two worksheets where students have to complete a Venn Diagram and calculate probabilities An extension where students have to write their own probability questions This resource is ideal for recapping factors, multiples, primes and square numbers and a great way to introduce Venn diagrams to prepare students for problems on set theory.

#### Word Problems on Reverse Percentages (Finding the Original Value)

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Worded questions on reverse percentages where students have to find the original value when given the new value and the percentage increase or decrease.

#### Codebreaker Number Bundle C

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Maths codebreakers are an engaging way for students to practice skills and address any misconceptions. Students have to answer typical maths questions with their answer corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. If answered correctly, the answer reveals the punchline to a joke. This bundle contains Codebreakers on… BIDMAS Estimation HCF and LCM 4.Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers Multiplying and Dividing Negative Numbers 6.Powers and Roots Simplifying Ratios Why not try these other Codebreaker bundles… Number Bundle A Number Bundle B Algebra Bundle A Geometry Bundle A

#### Percentage Increase and Decrease with a Calculator Differentiated Worksheet

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Differentiated worksheet on using percentage multipliers to increase and decrease by a percentage with answers. Red - Percentage of an amount with a calculator Amber - Increasing and decreasing by a percentage that is a multiple of 10 Green - Increasing and decreasing by any percentage

#### Volume of Cuboids and Triangular Prisms Codebreaker

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Maths codebreakers are an engaging way for students to practice skills and address any misconceptions. Students have to answer typical maths questions with their answer corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. If answered correctly, the answer reveals the punchline to a hilarious* joke. This resource contains 1x codebreaker worksheet where students have to find the volume of cuboids and triangular prisms. Suitable for KS3 and Foundation revision. *the joke is terrible

#### Algebraic Fractions Number Pyramids

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Differentiated number pyramids worksheet on algebraic fractions with answers. Red - Completing pyramids by adding. Amber - Completing pyramids by adding and subtracting. Green - Problem solving with pyramids. Like this resource? Try these bundles of Number Pyramids worksheets… Number Pyramids Bundle A Number Pyramids Bundle B Number Pyramids Bundle C

#### Maths Red Amber Green Differentiated Worksheets Bundle A

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This resource contains 5x differentiated maths worksheets on… Ordering Decimals and Negative Numbers Fractions of Amounts Equivalent Fractions Adding Decimals Adding and Subtracting Decimals

#### Ordering Decimals and Negative Numbers Differentiated Worksheet

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Differentiated worksheet ordering decimals and negative numbers with answers. Red - Ordering lists of numbers containing negatives Amber - Ordering lists of decimals Green - Ordering lists of decimals containing negatives

#### Area of Rectangles, Triangles and Parallelograms Codebreaker

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Maths codebreakers are an engaging way for students to practice skills and address any misconceptions. Students have to answer typical maths questions with their answer corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. If answered correctly, the answer reveals the punchline to a hilarious* joke. This resource contains 1x codebreaker worksheet where students have to find the area of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms. Latter questions are compound shapes including rectangles and triangles. Suitable for KS3 and Foundation revision. *the joke is terrible