What is the 5th:
a) Odd number; 9
b) Square number; 25
c) Prime number. 11
Find all the factors of:
32
1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32.
Subtract the 6th from the 11th multiples of:
6
30
What are the names of regular polygons with:
a) four sides;
b) five sides;
c) six sides.
Square, Pentagon and Hexagon (all regular)
Round the following numbers to three significant figures:
a) 14.71; 14.7
b) 997075; 997000
c) 0.003395; 0.00340
Find the area of a triangle that has a base of 3cm and a height of 6cm.
9cm^{2}
Find the area of a trapezium that has a base of 13cm, a height of 9cm and a top (parallel to base) of 5cm. 81cm^{2}
Evaluate:
\( \frac{4}{5} + \frac{6}{7}\) \(= 1\frac{23}{35}\)
Evaluate:
\( \frac{3}{5} × \frac{6}{8}\) \(= \frac{9}{20}\)
Evaluate:
\( \frac{1}{2} ÷ \frac{5}{3}\) \(= \frac{3}{10}\)
Name the red part.
Describe the red region.
What is the formula?
What is it?
Convert this fraction to a percentage.
\( \frac{4}{5}\) \(= 80\)%
Find the area of a circle that has a radius of 5cm. Give your answer to three significant figures.
78.5cm^{2}
Find the circumference of a circle that has a radius of 5cm. Give your answer to three significant figures.
31.4cm
Calculate the value of:
6.5 + 4.5
= 11
Calculate the value of:
8.4 − 4.7
= 3.7
Calculate the value of:
5.9 × 7.7
= 45.43
Calculate the value of:
88 ÷ 16
= 5.5
What is the value of:
3^{2}
= 9
What is the value of:
\(3^{3}\)
\(= \frac{1}{27}\)
Calculate the value of:
78 + 44
= 122
Calculate the value of:
91 − 28
= 63
Calculate the value of:
26 × 87
= 2262
Calculate the value of:
1296 ÷ 24
= 54
Find the value of:
55% of 280
= 154
Find the value of:
5.75 × 10^{3}
= 5750
Find the highest common factor of eighteen and twelve.
= 6
6 × 5 = 30  8 × 5 = 40 
7 × 5 = 35  3 × 3 = 9 
5 × 2 = 10  4 × 3 = 12 
9 × 2 = 18  2 × 2 = 4 
8 × 5 = 40  4 × 11 = 44 
9 × 9 = 81  5 × 7 = 35 
6 × 12 = 72  7 × 5 = 35 
3 × 8 = 24  2 × 4 = 8 
5 × 2 = 10  9 × 2 = 18 
7 × 2 = 14  8 × 2 = 16 
4 × 2 = 8  3 × 2 = 6 
6 × 2 = 12  2 × 2 = 4 
9 × 3 = 27  7 × 3 = 21 
3 × 3 = 9  8 × 3 = 24 
5 × 3 = 15  4 × 3 = 12 
6 × 3 = 18  2 × 3 = 6 
6 × 4 = 24  8 × 4 = 32 
3 × 4 = 12  9 × 4 = 36 
7 × 4 = 28  4 × 4 = 16 
5 × 4 = 20  2 × 4 = 8 
7 × 5 = 35  5 × 5 = 25 
4 × 5 = 20  3 × 5 = 15 
8 × 5 = 40  6 × 5 = 30 
9 × 5 = 45  2 × 5 = 10 
7 × 6 = 42  5 × 6 = 30 
9 × 6 = 54  3 × 6 = 18 
4 × 6 = 24  6 × 6 = 36 
8 × 6 = 48  2 × 6 = 12 
6 × 7 = 42  9 × 7 = 63 
4 × 7 = 28  5 × 7 = 35 
3 × 7 = 21  7 × 7 = 49 
8 × 7 = 56  2 × 7 = 14 
4 × 8 = 32  8 × 8 = 64 
7 × 8 = 56  6 × 8 = 48 
5 × 8 = 40  3 × 8 = 24 
9 × 8 = 72  2 × 8 = 16 
7 × 9 = 63  5 × 9 = 45 
9 × 9 = 81  3 × 9 = 27 
4 × 9 = 36  6 × 9 = 54 
8 × 9 = 72  2 × 9 = 18 
5 × 12 = 60  8 × 12 = 96 
9 × 12 = 108  4 × 12 = 48 
3 × 12 = 36  6 × 12 = 72 
7 × 12 = 84  2 × 12 = 24 
Write this fraction in its simplest form:
\( \frac{32}{40}\) \(= \frac{4}{5}\)
Evaluate:
\( 2\frac{4}{5} − \frac{8}{9}\) \(= 1\frac{41}{45}\)
Find AB if AC = 3.1m and BC = 4.8m. 3.66m
Find angle ABC if AC = 3m and AB = 4.7m. 32.5^{o}
Find AC if angle ABC = 64^{o} and BC = 4.5m. 4.04m
Give your answer in Roman numerals.
^{2}
Give your answer in Roman numerals.
^{2}
Give your answer in Roman numerals.
^{2}
Convert this fraction to a decimal to 3 significant figures.
\( \frac{5}{6}\) \(= 0.833\)
Convert this decimal to a fraction.
\(0.13\) = \( \frac{13}{100}\)
Increase £180 by 30%
£234
What is the lowest common multiple of twelve and twenty eight.
= 84
2,6,10,14,18...
Find the:
a) next term; 22
b) n^{th} term; 4n  2
c) term number 30; 118
4,8,16,32,64...
Find the:
a) next term; 128
b) n^{th} term; 4 × 2^{n1}
c) term number 12; 8192
If £120 is invested for 6 years with a simple interest rate of 5%, find the amount of interest earned. £36.00
If £120 is invested with an interest rate of 6% compounded annually, find the value of the investment after 6 years. £170.22
If £1 is worth $1.36, convert:
a) £140 to dollars; $190.40
b) $240 to pounds; £176.47
What are the coordinates of the midpoint of the line joining:
\((1,8) \text{ and } (9,2)\)
(5,3)
What is the gradient of the line joining:
\((8,7) \text{ and } (13,13)\)
\(\frac{6}{5}\)
Here are the coordinates of 3 vertices of a square, what are the coordinates of the 4^{th}?
\((3,1),(7,4),(0,5)\)
(4,8)
a) 12 − 21 = 9
b) 12 × (6) = 72
c) (10−19)(6−16) = 90
d) 72 ÷ (6) = 12
e) (12)^{2} = 144
If p = 5, q = 27 and
r = 5 evaluate:
a) 2q − p = 49
b) pq + r = 130
c) p^{2} − 5q  r = 105
Solve:
\(4x = 32\)
\(x = 8\)
Solve:
\(2x 6= 6\)
\(x = 6\)
Solve:
\(10x +2= 6x + 22\)
\(x = 5\)
Solve:
\(2(2x +4)+10= 34\)
\(x = 4\)
Solve:
\(5(3x + 5)= 4(4x + 2)\)
\(x = 17\)
Solve:
\(5x+5y = 40\)
\(3x5y = 24\)
\(x = 2, y = 6\)
Solve:
\(3x+4y = 31\)
\(5x12y = 23\)
\(x = 5, y = 4\)
Solve:
\(3x+2y = 8.5\)
\(5x+7y = 43.5\)
\(x = 2.5, y = 8\)
Find the union of:
{1,3,5,7,9} and
{6,7,8,9,10}
{1,3,5,6,7,8,9,10}
Find the intersection of:
{6,7,8,9,10} and
{3,6,9,12,15}
{6,9}
A plane flies from point A to point B on a bearing of 163^{o}. What bearing would it return on from B to A? 343^{o}
A number is picked at random from the set
{1,3,6,10,15}
what is the probability it is even? \(\frac25\)
Evaluate:
9 + 3 × 3 − 3
15
Simplify the following by collecting like terms:
\(3n+7−2n+8\)
\(n+15\)
Divide 80 in the ratio
9:1
72 and 8
Draw a rough sketch of the graph of:
\(y=x1\)
Gradient 1
y intercept 1
Express the following number as the product of prime numbers:
180
2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 5
In a sale an item costs £18 after a 10% reduction. What was the original price?
£20
Find the mean, mode, median and range of the following:
1,2,3,4,5
Mean = 3, no mode,
median = 3 and range = 4
What time is this?
Sketch a clock face:
Write the following recurring decimal as a fraction in its lowest terms.
0.242424... \(\frac{8}{33}\)
Decrease £120 by 5%
£114
Expand:
\(6(6x3)\)
\(36x18\)
Expand:
\((4x+3)(2x2)\)
\(8x^22x6\)
Factorise:
\(6x6\)
\(6(x1)\)
Factorise:
\(x^24\)
\((x+2)(x2)\)
Factorise:
\(2x^2+x1\)
\((x+1)(2x1)\)
Which theorem?
Find the value of:
9.75 × 10^{3}
= 0.00975
Write in standard form:
9110
= 9.11 × 10^{3}
Write in standard form:
0.0000985
= 9.85 × 10^{5}
Find the n^{th} term:
\(0, 11, 28, 51, 80, \)
\(3n^2+2n5\)
Multiply 7 × 10^{6}
by 4 × 10^{2} and give the answer in standard form.
= 2.8 × 10^{9}
Solve:
\(x^2+x6= 0\)
\(x = 2\) and \(3\)
Solve this equation giving the solutions to 3 significant figures:
\(2x^23x3 = 0\)
\(x = 2.19\) and \(0.686\)
What is the size of each interior angle of a regular nonagon?
140°
Make \(a\) the subject of the formula
$$b=2a3$$
$$a=\frac{b+3}{2}$$
Calculate the value of:
1248 ÷ 4
= 312
What is the 8th:
a) Cube number; 512
b) Triangular number; 36
c) Fibonacci number. 21
What is the square root of
64
8
What is the 12th prime number?
37
Write down something you learnt in the previous mathematics lesson.
Write down something you learnt in one of the mathematics lessons last week.
Calculate \(x\).
Write down these numbers: 2.22, 2.2, 2.02, 0.2, 2, 0.22, 0.02, in ascending order.
0.02, 0.2, 0.22, 2, 2.02, 2.2, 2.22,
Write down these lengths: 17cm, 18mm, 107cm, 1.8m, 1.08m, 1.7cm, in order.
1.7cm, 18mm, 17cm, 107cm, 1.08m, 1.8m,
Write down these capacities: 17cl, 173ml, 200ml, 21cl, 18cl, 18ml, in order.
18ml, 17cl, 173ml, 18cl, 200ml, 21cl,
i = 54
b = 48
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