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Tables Square

Section A:
Decimal number system and place value

  • Place value
  • Writing of numbers in words
  • Writing of numbers in figures

Section B:

  • What is addition?
  • Simple addition
  • Addition involving “exchange” / “carrying”

Section C:

  • What is subtraction?
  • Simple subtraction
  • Subtraction involving "decomposition"

Section D:

  • What is multiplication?
  • The importance of mental arithmetic
  • Short multiplication
  • Multiplication by tens, hundreds, thousands etc.
  • Long multiplication

Section E:

  • What is division?
  • Short division
  • Division by tens, hundreds, thousands etc.
  • Factors
  • Long division using factors
  • Short division using long division method
  • Long division

Section F:

  • What are (vulgar) fractions?
  • Mixed numbers
  • Improper fractions
  • Equivalence of fractions
  • Addition and subtraction of fractions
  • Multiplication of fractions
  • Multiplication of fractions using cancellation
  • Division of fractions
  • Finding fractional amounts

Section G:
Decimals, Money and Metric Measures

  • What are decimal fractions?
  • Short multiplication and division of decimals
  • "Correcting" to a number of decimal places
  • Multiplication and division of decimal fractions by tens, hundreds, thousands etc.
  • Long multiplication and division of decimals
  • Changing decimal fractions into vulgar fractions
  • Changing vulgar fractions into decimal fractions
  • Multiplication of a decimal by a decimal
  • Division of a decimal by a decimal
  • Money and metric measures

Section H:

  • What are percentages?
  • Changing percentages into vulgar fractions and decimal fractions
  • Changing decimal fractions and vulgar fractions into percentages
  • Finding percentage amounts

Section I:

A final word on the use of calculators

Section J:
Answers to revision exercises page


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