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Chapter 1 - Numeracy - understanding and using whole numbers

Page 8      Sam Loyd’s Slider 15
Page 10    Number practice


Chapter 2 - Decimals

Page 20    The tortoise and the hare
Page 24    Adding decimals
Page 25    Mastermind (explanation)
Page 27    Juggling the jugs


Chapter 3 - Integers

Page 49    Comparing temperatures
Page 54    Subtracting integers


Chapter 4 - Multiples, factors
and primes

Page 68   Multiples in Pascals' Triangle
Page 73   Rules of divisibility
Page 75   Prime numbers
Page 76   Testing for primes
Page 78   Factoring into primes


Chapter 5 - Powers and square roots

Page 88   The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search


Chapter 6 - Brackets and order of operations

Page 98   Phone magic
Page 100 The 3333 puzzle
Page 100 Differences between the vertices of squares


Chapter 7 - Fractions - 1

Page 104    Tangram puzzles (1)
Page 104    Tangram puzzles (2)
Page 112    Adding fractions - estimating the answer
Page 112    Adding fractions - different denominators


Chapter 8 - Fractions - 2

Page 132  What day of the week were you born
Page 134  Fraction-decimal converter


Chapter 9 - Percentages

Page 146   Percentages of quantities
Page 150   Percentage change calculator (1)
Page 150   Percentage change calculator (2)


Chapter 10 - Financial literacy

Page 166   Live exchange rates (xe.com)
Page 169   Compound interest calculator


Chapter 12 - Formulas and spatial patterns

Page 190  The Rule of 72


Chapter 14 - Equations

Page 229  Word problems
Page 231  Balancing equations


Chapter 15 - Expanding brackets and factorising

Page 248  The Duck - eat or be eaten


Chapter 16 - Co-ordinates

Page 254  Maps
Page 260  Whole number co-ordinates
Page 262  Dodging the mines
Page 263  The 8 Queens Puzzle (1)
Page 263  The 8 Queens Puzzle (2)
Page 264  Latitude and longitude
Page 265  The 45th Parallel south


Chapter 17 - Two-dimensional graphs

Page 269  Scatter plots Pomegraphit - Scatter plots

Chapter 19 - Time, dates and seasons

Page 293   The current time
Page 293   Personal world clock
Page 293   Digital/analogue clock converter
Page 302   Daylight saving
Page 306   Current local times in Australia/Pacific
Page 308   Astronomical clock (1)
Page 308   Astronomical clock (2)


Chapter 20 - Temperature, charts and scales

Page 315   Current temperatures around the world
Page 316   Rain radar (NZ) (1)
Page 316   Rain radar (NZ) (2)


Chapter 21 - Length and scale drawings

Page 339   Southern Cross Cables Network
Page 341   The scale of the universe  


Chapter 23 - Area and perimeter

Page 361   It just doesn't add up!
Page 369   Geoboard - perimeter and area
Page 372   Pick's Rule


Chapter 24 - Volume

Page 377   Counting blocks and adding layers


Chapter 25 - Angles

Page 393  Measuring angles with a protractor
Page 397  Acute and obtuse angles
Page 403  Complementary or supplementary angles
Page 414  Angles in a triangle
Page 414  Sum of angles in a triangle
Page 424  Bearings between any two places


Chapter 26 - Reflection and rotation

Page 430  Object, image and mirror line
Page 430  Reflection - the basics
Page 441  Doing rotations
Page 441  Doing rotations (2)
Page 444  Rotation through different angles


Chapter 27 - Symmetry

Page 463  Types of triangle


Chapter 28 - Translation and enlargement

Page 480  Translation
Page 485  Saturday Knight Fever
Page 485  The Knight's Tour


Chapter 29 - Three-dimensional shapes

Page 497  The Moebius Strip
Page 505  Tetracubes
Page 505  Nets
Page 508  Views


Chapter 30 - Working with data

Page 529  Stem and leaf diagrams


Chapter 32 - The statistical enquiry cycle

Page 552  Census at school (UK)
Page 552  Census at school (NZ)
Page 559  The NZ Census
Page 560  NZ Census 2006 Dwelling Form
Page 560  NZ Census 2006 Guide Notes
Page 560  NZ Census 2006 Individual Form
Page 560  NZ Census 2011 (Cancelled) Dwelling Form
Page 560  NZ Census 2011 (Cancelled) Guide Notes
Page 560  NZ Census 2011 (Cancelled) Individual Form


Chapter 33 - Probability

Page 563  The spinner
Page 565  The rotating icosahedron