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Check KHMER WOO's homework. If you find any of his answers are wrong please write down a sentence or two explaining what he did wrong.

A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day


Topics: Starter | Algebra | Arithmetic

  • Sue, St Albans
  • It is a very good starter.
    But I think the answer to the question 11 is correct.
  • Bianca,
  • The answer to 11 is mathematical correct, but with the unit £ it should have two decimal places?
  • G Stevens, Heston
  • Question 8 is an equation in "x".
    Nothing says that it is intended to be an identity which has been incorrectly simplified.
    Why not just "solve for x".
  • Transum,
  • If this Starter generates discussion then it has been worthwhile. Looking at someone else's work is probably a novelty for most students and requires them to think in a different way from the thought processes that normally go into completing Maths homework. The mixture of question types provides a quick revision of many algebraic techniques should be familiar to students working their way through Secondary school.

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Teacher, do your students have access to computers?
Do they have iPads or Laptops in Lessons?

Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

Laptops In Lessons

Here a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments.

Here is the URL which will take them to a mixed student activity.

Student Activity

Look back at the work you have done in your exercise book or on your computer. Find all of the mistakes you have made. Create a page like the one above containing your mistakes and some correct calculations. Email it to another student to mark.



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