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# Number strategies

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## Hiding in the Swamp

This is a level 2 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 5 of the Number Framework.

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## Pirate Crews

Solve division problems by sharing.

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## High Flyers

This is a level 2 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 5 of the Number Framework.

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## Biscuit Boxes

Solve division problems by sharing.

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## Marble Mania

This is a level 2 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 5 of the Number Framework.

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## Checking Multiplication by Estimation

Round whole numbers and decimals, with up to two places, to the nearest whole number, or tenth.

Use rounding to check the answers to multiplication and division problems.

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## Estimation in Decimal Multiplication & Division Problems

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

Use rounding to check the answers to multiplication and division problems.

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## Sensible Rounding

Round whole numbers and decimals, with up to two places, to the nearest whole number, or tenth.

Use rounding to check the answers to multiplication and division problems.

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## Astronomical Proportions

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## No Space to Spare

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Line Up

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Comparing by Finding Rates

Solve problems involving rates.

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## More Thinking

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Feel the Beat

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Dreaming of Millions

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Animal Antics

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Lunchtime Mardi Gras

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Fair Exchanges

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Energy Levels

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## In Proportion?

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Caves of Anawheku

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Running Hot and Cold

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Pay Rates

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Right Gear

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Sailing with Maths

This is a level 5 number, measurement, and geometry activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## Coast to Coast

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## Day Trippers

This is a level 4 measurement, geometry, statistics and level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## The Right Money

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## Rates of Change

Solve problems involving rates.

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## Proportional Problems 1

These exercises, activities and games are designed for students to use independently or in small groups to practise number properties and problem solving. They may also be useful as training problems for teachers. Some involve investigation. These can be written up formally an investigation write up (see Related Resouces) so may become longer and more involved tasks with subsequent recording/reporting. Typically an exercise is a 10 to 15 minute activity. Allow students time to problem solve and discuss solutions.

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## Painting by Numbers

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Great Race

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Tiring Teamwork

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Deb the Driver

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Mixing Colours

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Inverse Ratios

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Sharing in Ratios

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Ratios with Whole Numbers

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Hot Shots

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Tree-mendous Measuring

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Animal Antics

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Drink Stall

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Energy Levels

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Astronomical Proportions

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## No Space to Spare

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Planet Peewee

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## In Proportion?

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Smart Sizes

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Running Hot and Cold

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Fruit Proportions

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Right Gear

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Gearing Up

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## Combining Proportions

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Extending Hotshots

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Extending Mixing Colours

Solve problems involving ratios.

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## Mixing Colours

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties

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## Proportional Problems 1

These exercises, activities and games are designed for students to use independently or in small groups to practise number properties and problem solving. They may also be useful as training problems for teachers. Some involve investigation. These can be written up formally an investigation write up (see Related Resouces) so may become longer and more involved tasks with subsequent recording/reporting. Typically an exercise is a 10 to 15 minute activity. Allow students time to problem solve and discuss solutions.

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## Seed packets

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties

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## Ratios with Whole Numbers

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practise number properties.

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## Inverse Ratios

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practise number properties.

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## Doing Time

In this activity students will explore activities relating to time.

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## Cereal Calculations

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Chocolate choices

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Pop Star Pics

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Magnificent Models

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Skilful Skaters

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Right Mix

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Top Shoot

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## A Sizeable Problem

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## da Vinci's Ratio

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Flavoursome

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Dog Torque

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Just Right

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Ratio Rip

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Judo Competition

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Sign of the Times

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Base 2 and complementary arithmetic

These exercises, activities and games are designed for students to use independently or in small groups to practise number properties. Some involve investigation (see Related Resources) and may become longer and more involved tasks with subsequent recording/reporting. Typically an exercise is a 10 to 15 minute independent activity. While the involve operating with number, the contexts for the number operations in these exercises are not formally in the curriculum, and are therefore most suitable as ‘broadening’ or extension work with more able students.

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## Calculating Percentage Changes

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## Percentages Problems in Two Steps

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## Percentage Increases & Decreases in One Step

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## Reverse Percentage Problems

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## Inflation

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## Pay Rates

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Laser Blazer

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Reach for the Sky

This is a level 5 number and statistics activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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This is a level 5 statistics and number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## Day Trippers

This is a level 4 measurement, geometry, statistics and level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## The Right Money

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out theme series.

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## 50% on is Not the Same as 50% off!

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## GST Rules

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

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## A Dog's Breakfast

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Discount Deals

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Getting Tough

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Fully Grown

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Percentage Game

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Folding fractions and decimals

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve decimals.

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## Multiplication with Tenths

Solve multiplication and division problems by using place value.

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve decimals.

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## Division with Tenths

Solve multiplication and division problems by using place value.

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve decimals.

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## Cross Products

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.

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## Dog's Dinner

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Body Mass

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Spring Fever

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Ageing in Space

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Meal Deal

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Tasty Treats

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Dreaming of Millions

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Token Gesture

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Mobilised

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Non-stop Ninths

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Using Mates

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Compatible Multiples

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Line Up

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Leftovers

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Power of 10

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## The Caves of Anawheku

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Folding fractions and decimals

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve decimals.

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## Reversals with Multiplication and Division

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve decimals.

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## Multiplication of Decimal Fractions

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve decimals.

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## Body Measurements

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number and measurement skills.

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## Cut and Paste Algebra

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties

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## Whole Numbers Times Fractions

Find fractions of whole number amounts using multiplication and division.

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## Fractions Times Whole Numbers

Find fractions of whole number amounts using multiplication and division.

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## Estimation in Decimal Multiplication & Division Problems

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

Use rounding to check the answers to multiplication and division problems.

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## Harder Division of Fractions

Identify highest common factors and least common multiples.

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## Tasty Treats

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Muffin Mania

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Compatible Multiples

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Galloping Greyhounds

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Dot to Dot

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Brmmm! Brmmm!

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## A Fraction Times a Fraction

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## When Big Gets Smaller

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## When Small Gets Bigger

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

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## Dividing Fractions

learning how to divide a fraction by a fraction

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## Cut and Paste Algebra

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties

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## Multiplication Strategies

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.

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## Horse Sense

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Fraction Extraction

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Comparing Apples with Apples

Solve problems that involve adding and subtracting fractions with related denominators.

Solve problems that involve adding and subtracting fractions.

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Identify highest common factors and least common multiples.

Solve problems that involve adding and subtracting fractions.

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## Dash and Splash!

This is a level 4 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 7 of the Number Framework.

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## Galloping Greyhounds

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Dot to Dot

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Comparing apples with apples 2

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.

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## Strategic Solving Part IV

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practise number properties.

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## Square Roots

Solve problems that involve exponents and square roots.

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## Cubes and Cube Roots

Solve problems that involve exponents and square roots.

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## Thinking Inside the Square

These exercises, activities and learning activities are designed for students to use independently or in small groups to practise number properties. Some involve investigation and may become longer and more involved tasks with subsequent recording/reporting. Typically an exercise is a 10 to 15 minute activity. The exercises can also be used as teaching activities with similar supporting work for students.

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## Squaring

Solve problems that involve exponents and square roots.

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## Pick My Pin

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Using Exponents

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Building Squares

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Calculator Power

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Cubic Capacity

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Growing Pains

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Fold and Crease

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Pip's Pay

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Starting with Stamps

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Superior Side Lengths

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Square Sums

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Powerful Thought

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Factor Towers

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Tiling Teasers

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Alien Counting

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Squaring Off

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series.

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## Alien Bacteria

This is a level 5 number link activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Hundreds

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Four 4s

This is a level 5 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 8 of the Number Framework.

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## Powerful Numbers

Solve problems that involve exponents and square roots.

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## Locating Square Roots

Solve problems that involve exponents and square roots.

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## Writing Very Large Numbers

Solve problems that involve exponents and square roots.

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## Powers of Numbers

These exercises, activities and games are designed for students to use independently or in small groups to practise number properties. Some involve investigation and may become longer and more involved tasks with consequent recording/reporting. Typically an exercise is a 10 to 15 minute activity.

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## Powers of Investigations

These investigations are designed for students to use in small groups to practise number properties. Some may become longer and more involved tasks with consequent recording/reporting. The time for each investigation will vary but is suitable for a 10 to 20 minute learning episode. These investigations target the higher level creative thinking skills.

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## Base 2 and complementary arithmetic

These exercises, activities and games are designed for students to use independently or in small groups to practise number properties. Some involve investigation (see Related Resources) and may become longer and more involved tasks with subsequent recording/reporting. Typically an exercise is a 10 to 15 minute independent activity. While the involve operating with number, the contexts for the number operations in these exercises are not formally in the curriculum, and are therefore most suitable as ‘broadening’ or extension work with more able students.