In a moment your teacher will call the register in random order!
When your name is called you must answer with a multiple of seven.
You cannot choose a number which has already been called out. Take some time now to prepare some alternatives that no one else is likely to come up with.
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Teacher, do your students have
access to computers?
Here a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments.
Here is the URL which will take them to the best place to learn essential multiples.
The number 7 has a lot to answer for! It was revealed by a chief examiner that students are more likely to make a mistake with a question containing a seven. Yes It is hard to believe but around 10% fewer students will get an exam question correct if it contains a seven!
Transum has created a short arithmetic quiz to test this theory. Try answering the questions without using a calculator to see if you have, what I have called, heptaphobia!
See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.