Decimals made simple

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Do you dread decimals? Don't! Our Decimals made simple learning pack aims to take you through every aspect of primary-school decimal learning, from using decimal notation in money and measurements to converting fractions to decimals and rounding decimals to the nearest whole number. As well as a year-by-year guide to what your child learns you'll be able to complete 35 worksheets with your child to help them put their decimals knowledge into practice. And why not end a study session with a quick decimal game? Use the number spinner provided to try your hand at making the biggest (or smallest) decimal number, or speed-racing some decimal multiplication or division.
Key stage: Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, KS2
Subject: Maths, Decimals

What you'll find in your copy of Decimals made simple:

• The beginner's guide to decimals
• A year-by-year plan of how your child will be taught decimals at school in KS2
• A glossary to remind you of the correct terms
• Teachers’ tips for teaching decimals
• 35 worksheets and two printable games to help your child put their learning into practice

Working through the pack with your child will ensure that they feel confident:

  • Understanding decimal fractions
  • Converting metres to centimetres
  • Using decimal notation with money
  • Matching fractions and decimals
  • Ordering decimals
  • Using the column method to add and subtract decimals
  • Converting fractions to decimals
  • Rounding decimals to the nearest whole number