# #1 MATHS RESOURCES

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(based on 278 reviews)

After downloading my first resource over nine years ago and receiving 93,000 viewings, I realised that the sort of resources I create seems to be what busy teachers want. Everything I make is tried and tested on my willing pupils and my aim is for everyone to enjoy and understand the topics I feature.

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After downloading my first resource over nine years ago and receiving 93,000 viewings, I realised that the sort of resources I create seems to be what busy teachers want. Everything I make is tried and tested on my willing pupils and my aim is for everyone to enjoy and understand the topics I feature.

#### INTRODUCTION TO DECIMALS

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Why do some children find the concept of decimals hard to understand? I believe it is because they are not secure in their knowledge of place value. This comprehensive package of resources makes the journey through the land of decimals easy to understand.

#### INVESTIGATING Upside-down numbers

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Pupils benefit from regular mathematical investigations - learning the technique of logical and methodical thinking by justifying their conclusions. This challenging investigation is supported by a PowerPoint and a worksheet and is suitable for Upper KS2 pupils. Answers are provided.

#### PIE CHARTS

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Teach your pupils how to draw pie charts with this clear PowerPoint which goes through each step in a straight-forward manner.

#### AVERAGES: Mean, Median, Mode & Range

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A lively and interesting PowerPoint that explains the concept of “Averages” in a fun way that pupils will enjoy. Suitable for Upper KS2 and Lower KS3. A worksheet with answers is provided to give pupils practice.

#### Sequences and the nth Term

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A basic introduction to how to find the nth term of a sequence. Pupils are introduced to the concept through an imaginative video which takes them through the process step-by-step.

#### Inverse Operations: working backwards to move forwards

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A humorous look at finding an answer using the inverse operation.

#### Surface Area of 3-D Shapes

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Finding surface area is simpler if a net is drawn, allowing the dimensions of each face of the 3-D shape to be seen clearly. This PowerPoint, with its accompanying worksheet, takes the pupils through the surface area of a cube, a cuboid, a triangular prism and a cylinder.

#### Straight Line Graphs

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A PowerPoint that covers plotting coordinates in all four quadrants, drawing straight line graphs from equations and calculating gradients. Every slide is clear and concise enabling your pupils to understand the essentials of this important topic.

#### How to Divide with Fractions

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Your pupils will never forget how to divide by a fraction after they have watched this clever PowerPoint! The animated graphics reinforce the concept in an original and humorous way and a clever mnemonic consolidates the images. A worksheet with answers is part of the package.

#### An introduction to 3-D shapes

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An entertaining and educational PowerPoint that consolidates the concept of faces, edges and vertices on 3-D shapes by means of quiz-style questions. After this the pupils are shown how to sketch polyhedra. A worksheet accompanies this section. Suitable for upper KS2 and lower KS3.

#### FRACTIONS - GETTING TO KNOW THEM

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This well-structured PowerPoint and accompanying worksheet takes pupils through proper and improper fractions and mixed numbers. As has come to be expected from this author, each slide is clear, uncluttered and concise - enabling the children to understand easily what is often a tricky concept to grasp.

#### Writing and solving equations

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An excellent introduction demonstrating the use of maths language to write and solve equations. This resource is suitable for upper KS2 and Lower KS3. As expected from this established TES contributor, the graphics are excellent and the step-by-step approach promotes understanding.

#### Factors and Multiples

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Pupils often muddle factors and multiples. This animated PowerPoint shows how factors are made in a factory. When multiplied together, they become multiples.

#### Mean, Median, Mode & Range

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A new resource from a premium contributer illustrating mean, median, mode and range in an entertaining way. A differentiated worksheet supports the PowerPoint presentation.

#### How to read a scale - a step-by-step guide

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Many pupils find it difficult to read scales. This PowerPoint presentation shows exactly what to do in order to read any scale. With clear graphics, it is suitable for KS2 pupils as well as LA KS3 students.

#### Multiplying and Dividing by 10 and 100

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An effective PowerPoint that takes the pupils through the process of multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100 in a series of simple steps. It shows very clearly how the digits move to make their answers bigger if multiplying and smaller if dividing. Suitable for KS2 pupils as well as a reminder for LA KS3 students.

#### Telling the Time

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A free resource which covers analogue time as well as 12-hour and 24-hour clock times.

#### Pi

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This detailed PowerPoint takes the student, step-by-step, through how to obtain Pi and how to use it to calculate the circumference and area of a circle. The concept of Pi is supported by a strong visual element, ensuring that each pupil is able to understand the concept.

#### BEARINGS

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An excellent introduction to Bearings. Each slide is easy to follow and the pupil is taken through a series of simple steps that enable him to master the concept of direction using a 360 degree protractor. This is another stunning presentation from a teacher who understands why students get stuck.

#### Area & Perimeter

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Pupils find area and perimeter quite tricky. I made this PowerPoint to explain clearly and simply how to calculate area of rectangles, triangles and compound shapes. The use of formula is described once the children have a clear understanding of the concept of area.