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There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Decimals. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a totally different area of Mathematics.

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Decimals Starters:

Book Worm

Work out the distance the book worm needs to eat through to get to the back cover of the last book.


A game for two players requiring a calculator and thinking skills.

Divided Age

How old is a person if when her age is divided by certain numbers, the calculator display ending are as shown.

Fraction Order

Arrange the fractions and decimals in order from smallest to largest.

Fractions Decimals Percentages

Convert fractions to decimals, decimals to percentages and percentages to fractions.

Loopy Lake

Match the fractions to their decimal equivalents and join them with lines that do not cross.


Divide one whole number by another on your calculator. If the answer has one digit repeated but no other digits you have a Noodlewhack.

Top Transfer

Beginning with 100 on your calculator, what is the largest and smallest totals you can end up with after travelling through each of the possible routes.


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