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There is nothing directly like this in lectures or workshops. It involves having an intuition for multiplication and division.

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If you are struggling with part (c), try describing a real-life situation for these calculations, like in part (b).

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If you are still struggling, remember you are welcome to ask us for help.

Questions about how the answer to a multiplication or a division is affected if you adjust the numbers involved. E.g. if you double the denominator, what happens to the answer.

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Bob works 60 hours at £7 per hour.  Altogether Bob earnt £420.

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Which of the following are true.

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Chris needs to travel 100 miles. They travel at 40 miles an hour.  Therefore, the time taken is \$100 \\div 40=2.5\$ hours.

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Which of the following are true.

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We know that \$\\var{a*b} \\div \\var{a} = \\var{b}\$.

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Which of the following are true and which are false?

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