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### Decimals Starters:

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.

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

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

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

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.

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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