Swan Class - Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers (Integers) using Mental Methods
Today, we will focus on the skill of multiplication but with the added extra of multiplying a whole number by a decimal. We will look at three different methods of multiplication which can be done mentally to help you to get the answer speedily and accurately. These methods will draw on knowledge and skills that you already have. Work through the video and complete the tasks, having a go at all of the different methods. Then, choose a sheet that looks relevant to your ability and solve the calculations using a method or mixture of your methods of your choice. You do not have to use them all, just the one that you feel works for you.
Magpie and Fox Classes:
Percentages of Amounts
For today we have a variety of SAT-styled questions for you to attempt that are all about percentages and what we have learnt this week. There are answers with these so you can self-assess your work. Please feel free to re-watch any of the videos from the past few days if you need reminding of how to calculate a percentage of an amount. You do not need to answer all of the questions. Make sure you have challenged yourself.