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Published: 31/05/2013
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Ancient Egyptian multiplication – How to

Also known as Russian Peasant multiplication – multiply two numbers by halving and doubling. Ideal for lower abilities who want a different multiplication option, this PowerPoint includes three worked examples and five questions to try.    

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Janet Bull
Janet Bull
I love this. I teach adults who have always struggled with maths. This will be a fantastic resources for a dyslexic learner who cannot multiply, and struggles to keep the process steps in order, so always reverts back to adding. Thank you!
Posted on 1st April 2021
Maureen Fallis
Maureen Fallis
It seems to be a great idea for some of my weaker maths students. I will give it a go when term starts.
Posted on 16th July 2017

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