# Know Your Place

## A Maths Starter Of The Day

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 6 x 80 900 x 70 50 x 9000 6 x 0.3 0.1 x 0.9 0.5 x 0.05 4 ÷ 40 64 ÷ 0.8 81 ÷ 0.09

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Topics: Starter | Mental Methods | Place Value

• Sue J, Llanidloes
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• Excellent I use these regularly
• Mr Clarkson, Newbury High School
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• Yes these are very effective. Gets my lot thinking. However it would of been better if there was a timer. But I just time my lot myself. [A countdown timer has now been added, thanks for the suggestion - Transum]
• Isagon, Martham Norfolk
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• I find starter of the day is very good and this one was quiet easy.
• JJ, Sussex
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• Too easy could do with some harder calculations.

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 6 x 80 =480 900 x 70 =63000 50 x 9000 =450000 6 x 0.3 =1.8 0.1 x 0.9 =0.09 0.5 x 0.05 =0.025 4 ÷ 40 =0.1 64 ÷ 0.8 =80 81 ÷ 0.09 =900

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