Mastering the Times Tables
If you have memorized your addition facts, you can master the entire multiplication table in minutes by learning the eight simple rules below. You only need to memorize the ten facts in Rule #8! Follow the link at the bottom for the full strategy!
|First Number Times Second Number is the Same as Second Number Times First Number|
|Any Number Times One is that Number.|
|To Multiply by Ten, Attach a Zero.|
|To Multiply by Two, Double the Number|
|Multiplying by Four is Doubling Twice (Double-Double Rule)|
|Multiplying by Five is Just Counting by Five|
|The Nine Rule – Tens is Number Minus One, Ones is Nine Minus Tens|
|Memorize the Ten Remaining Facts|
|3 x 3 = 9||Three times three is so fine,
three times three is nine.
|3 x 6 = 18||Three times my bird ate six beans, three times six is eighteen.|
|3 x 7 = 21||Three candies each for seven days, that would be fun, three times seven is twenty-one.|
|3 x 8 = 24||Three boys on skates fell on the floor, three times eight is twenty-four.|
|6 x 6 = 36||Six dogs with six sticks, six times six is thirty-six.|
|6 x 7 = 42||Sticks from heaven, stuck in glue, six times seven is forty-two!|
|6 x 8 = 48||What do we appreciate? Six times eight is forty-eight!Flight Six Times Eight! Don’t be late! Leaving at gate forty-eight!|
|7 x 7 = 49||Seven kids in seven lines, add ’em, up its forty-nine.|
|7 x 8 = 56||Five – six – seven – eight, Fifty-six is seven times eight.
Seven packs of gum, each with eight sticks. Can you chew fifty-six?
|8 x 8 = 64||Eight times eight is sixty-four, close your mouth and shut the door!
Had two eights, dropped them on the floor, picked them up, had sixty-four.
GST and Food
Click on the link below to find out more about GST and food.
After watching the Btn story on the GST, conduct your own research into Australia’s Goods & Services Tax. You may create a Keynote or Pages document for this part.
Roman Numeral Chart and explanation
Finding Factors of Numbers
Finding the Greatest Common Factor
3D Shape Portfolio Task – Term One, Week 7
Download the 3D Shape Portfolio Task and follow the design brief to complete it on your iPad using the ‘Pages’ app.
If there is one thing you can do right now to develop your maths skills…it is…..learn your times tables! Here is a downloadable resource to help you. Tables Helper
Mr O’Brien suggested this amazing site for learn your timestables. Hope it works on the iPad! http://transum.org/Tables/Times_Tables.asp