Multiplying decimals using mental strategies

In this lesson we will use doubling and round and adjust strategies to multiply decimal numbers. We will use doubling to multiply by two, four and eight and round and adjust in the context of money (e.g. £2.99 x 3)

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.18.2 x 3 =

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Q2.5.3 x 8

2/5

Q3.Priya travels 19.3 km every day. How far does she travel over four days?

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Q4.Tickets for a show cost £23.67. How much do seven tickets cost?

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Q5.Train tickets cost £7.93. If Steve, his wife and three children go on a trip, how much will it cost them?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.18.2 x 3 =

1/5

Q2.5.3 x 8

2/5

Q3.Priya travels 19.3 km every day. How far does she travel over four days?

3/5

Q4.Tickets for a show cost £23.67. How much do seven tickets cost?

4/5

Q5.Train tickets cost £7.93. If Steve, his wife and three children go on a trip, how much will it cost them?

5/5

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Quiz:

Multiplying decimals using mental strategies

Well done for completing the lesson. Show what you now know by completing this exit quiz. You can choose which strategy you use: today we have covered round and adjust and doubling and halving.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Multiplying by four is the same as....

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Q2.1.15 x 8 =

2/5

Q3.At the supermarket it costs £1.99 for one pack of berries. Which equation could I use to find out how much 6 packets were?

3/5

Q4.6.01 x 3

4/5

Q5.60.02 x 8 =

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Multiplying decimals using mental strategies

Well done for completing the lesson. Show what you now know by completing this exit quiz. You can choose which strategy you use: today we have covered round and adjust and doubling and halving.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Multiplying by four is the same as....

1/5

Q2.1.15 x 8 =

2/5

Q3.At the supermarket it costs £1.99 for one pack of berries. Which equation could I use to find out how much 6 packets were?

3/5

Q4.6.01 x 3

4/5

Q5.60.02 x 8 =

5/5

Lesson summary: Multiplying decimals using mental strategies

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