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Maths Starters - Shopping Mall

Published: Jul 2020
15 mins


Filmed in a modern shopping mall, these quick-fire lesson starter questions for Key Stage 3 maths are presented by maths adviser and performer Isaac Anoom.

This classroom resource is designed to be shown in sections, with useful pause points for discussion, clues and sometimes even answers, in this lesson idea for secondary geometry and measures, numbers, algebra and statistics.

Isaac covers topics including: working out the area of an octagon; calculating percentages and VAT; determining the best value for money; practical probability; organising fractions with a card trick; and various ways of cutting a cake.

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