Six of the Best

5 x 56 =

5 x 7.7 =

2.6 ÷ 2 =

6.4 + 7.2 =

8.33 - 2.9 =

7.96 - 2.74 =

A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

Topics: Starter | Arithmetic | Mixed

  • Mrs Walker, St.James' Primary
  • Saturday, July 11, 2015
  • "I used this for my maths class yesterday and came out with top results, so thanks Transum!"

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