# Factors and Multiples – What are they?

To begin this term we have been looking at Factors and Multiples. Factors  The numbers that are multiplied together to get another number. Example: 12 3 × 4 = 12, so 3 and 4 are factors of 12 Also 2 × 6 = 12, so 2 and 6 are also factors of 12, And 1… Read More Factors and Multiples – What are they?

# Place Value and Ordering Numbers

In Maths we have been learning about how to order numbers up to ten thousand. Our task was to write down a number between 1 and 10,000. We then worked in groups of 8 and we had to order our numbers from greatest to smallest. We then had to explain how we decided which numbers go… Read More Place Value and Ordering Numbers

# Our Times Table Challenge!

For most of the year we have been learning and practicing our times tables each day. Times Table is actually another word for multiplication table. It is a table that shows the results of multiplying two numbers together. Learning your times tables is very important because you use them in many different types of real life problem… Read More Our Times Table Challenge!

# What is Division?

Division is splitting into equal parts or groups. For example if there are 12 chocolates, and 3 friends want to share them, how do they divide the chocolates? The answer would be 12 divided by 3 is 4: they get 4 each. As a class we talked about how division is the opposite to multiplication. Therefore if… Read More What is Division?

# Real Life Maths

Throughout this term our class has been focusing on Number in Maths. We have now just finished the topic addition and beginning to learn about subtraction. ADDITION Addition is bringing two or more numbers (or objects) together to make a total. Other names for Addition are Sum, Plus, Increase, Total To add larger numbers together… Read More Real Life Maths

# Number Patterns

Numbers can make many interesting patterns. We have been learning about all different number patterns over the past week and how to recognise the rule for each one. The main type of number patterns we have been looking at are Arithmetic Sequences This is where the same number is added or subtracted each time For example:… Read More Number Patterns

# The Time of my Life

For the past few weeks our class has been working on our first math’s investigation called ‘The time of my life.’ Investigation You will be amazed to know that your teacher’s heart has made at least 750 million beats so far, even if your teacher is very young. Investigate some amazing facts about yourself! Find… Read More The Time of my Life

# Times Table Challenge

Over the last few weeks we have begun learning and practicing our times tables each day. Times Tables is actually another word for multiplication table. It is a table that shows the results of multiplying two numbers together. Learning your times tables is very important because you use them in many different types of real… Read More Times Table Challenge