The "Sum Sky" is obscured by clouds. What do you think the calculations in the sky would look like if there were no clouds?

28 + 36 = 64

24 x 3.4 = 81.6

5.2 - 2.4 = 2.8

16.1 + 3.23 = 19.33

11.30 - 10.5 = 0.80

352 รท 11 = 32







Topics: Starter | Arithmetic

  • The Best Maths Class 7cd/M3, King Alfred's College, Oxfordshire
  • I found the last one quite confusing. But a nice challenge to start our lesson today. It was easier with a calculator but we made a rule not to.
  • Beth, Weston
  • It would be nice if we could move the clouds to make it more interactive. Apart from that I loved it. Year 10.
  • Kate,
  • I`m from year 4 and I think we should be able to move the clouds so we can see if we got the answers right.
    [Transum: 'Good idea, you can now drag the clouds away']
  • Karen, Australia
  • We can't move the clouds even though the previous response indicates otherwise.

    [Transum: The weather has improved and once again the clouds are moveable - Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for letting Transum know!]

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