# Basic Mathematics

## This short course covers calculations, number types and fractions/decimals/percentages. Aimed at children aged 9+ for revision purposes, but also helpful for adults brushing up on their maths skills

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If you are putting minus numbers in order, would the lowest number be closer to 0 or further away from 0? | Further away |

What is the definition of a whole number? | A number with no decimal point |

If you are putting numbers with decimal places in order, would 0.1 be greater or lower than 0.01? | Greater |

What is the term used to describe any prime numbers that can be multiplied together to reach a specific number? | Prime Factor |

Not all odd numbers are necessarily prime numbers, why is this? | Some odd numbers can be divided by 2 or more |

What is the definition of significant figures when rounding off numbers with decimal places? | The first number that isn't 0 |

If the decider number is nine, for instance in the number 12.599 to two decimal places, how would you round this off? | Adjust the two numbers to the next figure, i.e. 12.60 |

Which number do you use as the decider when rounding a decimal figure up or down? | The number to the right of the last digit of decimal places you are rounding off to |

How would you find the percentage figure of a number using decimals? | Divide the number by 100, then multiply the resulting decimal figure by the percentage figure |

How do you work out smaller figures in fractions, that are equal in size? | Divide top and bottom figures by the same number |

How do you work out larger figures in fractions, that are equal in size? | Multiply top and bottom figures by the same number |

How do you convert a decimal figure into a fraction? | Put the number after the decimal point on top, and a figure to the power of 10 underneath, with the same amount of zeroes as there are numbers in the top figure |

How do you work out a decimal from a percentage figure? | Divide the number by 100 |

How do you work out a percentage from a decimal figure? | Multiply the number by 100 |

How would you work out a decimal figure from a fraction? | Divide the top number by the bottom number |

How is a fraction written down? | One number over the top of the other, separated by a line |

What do decimals, percentages and fractions all have in common? | They are part of a whole number |