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Maths

Asked by Daisy · 4 years ago

I’ve recently started working in a shop. Please could you help me get better at adding up. Things like £1.95 and £9.95? Do you have any tips to improve my adding up? And times but 2,3,4,5?

I would round it up or down then add / subtract the amount you rounded. So £1.95 would be £2 and £9.95 would be £10. £10 + £2 is £12 Then minus the 10p that was rounded. £12.00 - £0.10 = £11.90 In regards to multiplication use simple techniques like. Multiplying by 2 would be just doubling each number. £5 x 2 = £5 + £5 = £10 Multiplying by 3 can be made easy by doubling then adding the or... more

Maths

Asked by Lolita · 4 years ago

How to work out percentages?

I always found this to be a sticking point at school and this is how I teach my GCSE students. To make it easier, think about it with this example: You’ve completed a test. The total marks available was 65. Let’s say you scored 54. To work out your percentage you must divide your score by the total available marks. Then multiply the answer by 100 to provide the percentage. 1. 54/65 = 0.83 (2 d.p... more

Senior Software Engineer with 6 years experience

784Students
helped

3Questions
answered

£50Per
hour