#### Maths Articles

What is the radius? The radius is the distance from the centre of a circle to the outer edge of a circle. This is...

##### What is the perimeter?

What is the perimeter? The perimeter is the total distance around a two-dimensional (2D) shape. To find the perimeter of a shape, you just...

##### What is the diameter?

What is the diameter? The diameter is the length of the line through the centre of a circle. The diameter is always twice the...

##### What is the chunking method?

What is the chunking method? The chunking method is a way of dividing larger numbers by repeatedly subtracting the number you are dividing by....

##### What is long division?

What is long division? Long division is a method of dividing larger numbers (3 or more digits) by numbers of 2 or more digits....

##### What is a tally chart?

What is a tally chart? A tally chart is a quick and easy way of recording data. It involves filling in a chart with...

##### What is a number square?

What is a number square? A number square is a grid filled with a set of numbers that can help children with a variety...

##### What is a number line?

What is a number line? A number line is a straight line which marks numbers at intervals, they are used to help children with...

##### What is a factor?

What is a factor? Factors are whole numbers that divide exactly into other whole numbers. For example: The factors of 12 are: 1, 2,...

##### What are the properties of 2D and 3D shapes?

What are the properties of 2D and 3D shapes? Properties of 2D shapes include details such as its angles and the number of its...

##### What are the names of 2D and 3D shapes?

What are the names of 2D and 3D shapes? Children are taught the names of different 2D (two-dimensional) and 3D (three-dimensional) shapes throughout primary...

##### What are prime numbers?

What are prime numbers? A prime number is a number bigger than 1 which can only be divided evenly by 1 or itself. For...

##### Learning the 9 times table

Learning the 9 times table. The 9 times table up to 9 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When are children...

##### Learning the 8 times table

Learning the 8 times table. The 8 times table up to 8 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When do children...

##### Learning the 7 times table

Learning the 7 times table. The 7 times table up to 7 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When do children...

##### Learning the 6 times table

Learning the 6 times table. The 6 times table up to 6 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When do children...

##### Learning the 5 times table

Learning the 5 times table. The 5 times table up to 5 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When do children...

##### Learning the 4 times table

Learning the 4 times table. The 4 times table up to 4 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When do children...

##### Learning the 3 Times Table

Learning the 3 times table. The 3 times table up to 3 x 10 is highlighted in the multiplication grid below: When do children...

##### What is the highest common factor?

What is the highest common factor? The highest common factor (HCF) is the largest number shared between two numbers. For example, the highest common...

##### What is Partitioning?

What is partitioning? Partitioning is a method of dividing numbers up to help children understand how to add or multiply. It tends to be...

##### What is BODMAS?

What is BODMAS? BODMAS is a helpful acronym used to help children remember the order in which to perform mathematical operations. The letters stand...

##### What are square numbers?

What are square numbers? When you multiply a number by itself the result is a square number. E.g. 3 x 3= 9 ( 9...

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