Hot Summer Test

A Maths Starter of The Day

The Hot Summer Test

Summer 

It is very hot during the summer, so hot that your brain could stop working!

Show that your brain is working well right now by writing out the 41 times table.

How far can you get in five minutes?

1 x 41 = 41
2 x 41 = 82
. . .

CURRENT TEMPERATURE

41o!

Try this activity again when you are feeling hot. Can you get as far in five minutes?

 


Topics: Starter | Tables

  • Transum,
  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • "I guess summer is a distant memory for all of you in the southern hemisphere? In fact you are probably the only people viewing this starter as it is the middle of the summer holidays for many schools in the northern hemisphere. Whatever the temperature enjoy this quick lesson starter before the main part of your lesson and remember that when your school day ends (in New Zealand and Australia) the school day of those in the UK and America is yet to begin!"

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Answers

1 x 41 = 41
2 x 41 = 82
3 x 41 = 123
4 x 41 = 164
5 x 41 = 205
6 x 41 = 246
7 x 41 = 287
8 x 41 = 328
9 x 41 = 369
10 x 41 = 410
11 x 41 = 451
12 x 41 = 492
13 x 41 = 533
14 x 41 = 574
15 x 41 = 615
16 x 41 = 656
17 x 41 = 697
18 x 41 = 738
19 x 41 = 779
20 x 41 = 820
21 x 41 = 861
22 x 41 = 902
23 x 41 = 943
24 x 41 = 984
25 x 41 = 1025
26 x 41 = 1066
27 x 41 = 1107
28 x 41 = 1148
29 x 41 = 1189
30 x 41 = 1230
31 x 41 = 1271
32 x 41 = 1312
33 x 41 = 1353
34 x 41 = 1394
35 x 41 = 1435
36 x 41 = 1476
37 x 41 = 1517
38 x 41 = 1558
39 x 41 = 1599
40 x 41 = 1640
41 x 41 = 1681
42 x 41 = 1722
43 x 41 = 1763
44 x 41 = 1804
45 x 41 = 1845
46 x 41 = 1886
47 x 41 = 1927
48 x 41 = 1968
49 x 41 = 2009
50 x 41 = 2050

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Laptops In Lessons

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

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

Laptops In Lessons

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

Transum.org/go/?Start=August17

Here is the URL which will take them to a game that will help them practise the 41 times table.

Transum.org/go/TD/?T=41

Here is the URL which will take them to more times tables activities.

Transum.org/go/?to=Tables

 

 




 

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