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 31 times table.

How far can you get in five minutes?

1 x 31 = 31
2 x 31 = 62
. . .

CURRENT TEMPERATURE

31o!

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

 


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    Answers

    1 x 31 = 31
    2 x 31 = 62
    3 x 31 = 93
    4 x 31 = 124
    5 x 31 = 155
    6 x 31 = 186
    7 x 31 = 217
    8 x 31 = 248
    9 x 31 = 279
    10 x 31 = 310
    11 x 31 = 341
    12 x 31 = 372
    13 x 31 = 403
    14 x 31 = 434
    15 x 31 = 465
    16 x 31 = 496
    17 x 31 = 527
    18 x 31 = 558
    19 x 31 = 589
    20 x 31 = 620
    21 x 31 = 651
    22 x 31 = 682
    23 x 31 = 713
    24 x 31 = 744
    25 x 31 = 775
    26 x 31 = 806
    27 x 31 = 837
    28 x 31 = 868
    29 x 31 = 899
    30 x 31 = 930
    31 x 31 = 961
    32 x 31 = 992
    33 x 31 = 1023
    34 x 31 = 1054
    35 x 31 = 1085
    36 x 31 = 1116
    37 x 31 = 1147
    38 x 31 = 1178
    39 x 31 = 1209
    40 x 31 = 1240
    41 x 31 = 1271
    42 x 31 = 1302
    43 x 31 = 1333
    44 x 31 = 1364
    45 x 31 = 1395
    46 x 31 = 1426
    47 x 31 = 1457
    48 x 31 = 1488
    49 x 31 = 1519
    50 x 31 = 1550

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