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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts".

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- Basic Division A self-marking exercise on dividing numbers of up to four digits by one or two-digit whole numbers using the formal written methods of short and long division
- Basic Multiplication A self-marking exercise on multiplication with increasing levels of difficulty.
- Beat The Clock It is a race against the clock to answer 30 mental arithmetic questions. There are nine levels to choose from.
- Divides Exactly Find which divisions result in whole number quotients. A mental arithmetic speed challenge.
- Expedite Drag the numbered cards to produce a multiplication fact. Complete twenty mixed times tables questions to earn a trophy.
- Hard Times The hardest multiplication facts (according to Transum research) are presented in the form of pairs games.
- Just In Time Every 10 seconds a new calculation appears on the screen: A dynamic visual aid.
- Mental Strategies Practise your mental arithmetic skills and learn some new strategies with this self marking exercise.
- Quick Can you multiply a number by 1001 in your head? This exercise provides practice in this and other similar challenges.
- Times Tables A collection of activities to help you learn your times tables in only 5 days.

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