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Topics: Starter | Place Value | Problem Solving

  • David Pamment, St Mark's Academy, UK
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  • We found 29495761 by squaring 5431! Beat that!
    Dejan in my year 7 class found this.
    St Mark's Academy, London
    PS Now Omar is going mad with powers, like 5421 cubed!
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  • If you rely on trial and error you may be working for a long time and you'll never know if you have finished. This starter requires a great deal of thought about place value and the concept of multiplication. It would be nice to hear the justification students come up with to prove they have found the largest product.

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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).

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