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Broad Topics > Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion > Calculating with decimals

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Shopping Basket

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A mathematician goes into a supermarket and buys four items. Using a calculator she multiplies the cost instead of adding them. How can her answer be the same as the total at the till?

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Round and Round and Round

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Where will the point stop after it has turned through 30 000 degrees? I took out my calculator and typed 30 000 ÷ 360. How did this help?

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Decimal Time

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Use the clocks to investigate French decimal time in this problem. Can you see how this time system worked?

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Toad in the Hole

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Is it cheaper to cook a meal from scratch or to buy a ready meal? What difference does the number of people you're cooking for make?