Without using a calculator evaluate:

 2.2 + 3.5 = 5.7 3 x 2.8 = 8.4 5.1 - 2.3 = 2.8 5.8 + 3.79 = 9.59 9.900001 - 9.6 = 0.3 270 ÷ 10 = 27

## A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

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• 7C, Aylesbury High School
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• The question 9.87 - 8.5 has been mis typed in the answer section ... it shows 8.87 - 9.5 .

[Thanks 7C, the correction has been made - Transum]
• Mr B, Devon
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• Is it possible to put the previous day and next day links at the top of the page, sometimes you have to scroll down a long way to find them because of all the comments. This would make navigating the site a lot quicker as not all of the starters are suitable for my classes. Thanks.

[There are now previous day and next day buttons at the top of this panel. Hope that helps. Thanks for the suggestion. Transum]
• Eliot - Year 6, Charnwood Primary School - Lichfield
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• Some challenging questions but they could be more difficult by having more decimal places.
• Transum,
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• Not the most exciting Starter of the year but a very important one nevertheless. Regular arithmetic is vital to keep the skills sharp. If you hadn't realised it already every time this page is loaded a new of questions is presented so you can this page on more than one occasion.

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 2.2 + 3.5 = 5.7 3 x 2.8 = 8.4 5.1 - 2.3 = 2.8 5.8 + 3.79 = 9.59 9.900001 - 9.6 = 0.3 270 ÷ 10 = 27

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