Decimal Operations
The below QuickQuestion Interface © generates 10 random sums to do.
You can choose whether you want your questions to have one decimal place, two or three, or whether you would like a mixture within the questions.
Select which operation you would like to work on, or choose random to practise all four.
When doing division, answers will always be rounded to 3 d.p.
You can select whether you want one or both of the numbers in the questions to have integer parts, and choose whether one of them should be a whole number.
To divide by whole numbers, select "One Whole Number" and deselect "Ensure Positive Answers".
You can choose whether you want your questions to have one decimal place, two or three, or whether you would like a mixture within the questions.
Select which operation you would like to work on, or choose random to practise all four.
When doing division, answers will always be rounded to 3 d.p.
You can select whether you want one or both of the numbers in the questions to have integer parts, and choose whether one of them should be a whole number.
To divide by whole numbers, select "One Whole Number" and deselect "Ensure Positive Answers".
Ideas for Teachers
This is a good alternative to the QQI activity, if you just want to put 10 questions on the board. Then you can get answers from students to enter in the boxes before checking them, and correcting as necessary.
However, the real power in this activity is when you get the students using it themselves. In a computer lesson, set them all going on the activity, and get them to repeat until they get every question correct.
Or you can set it as a homework, telling them the conditions to use (different conditions for different students to differentiate the homework). Then get them to do one or two sets, all correct, and to take a screen shot and either email it to you, or, even better, stick it in their books. Since the questions are random, every student will get a different set of questions, and the immediate feedback means they can go back and correct their work straight away.
This is a good alternative to the QQI activity, if you just want to put 10 questions on the board. Then you can get answers from students to enter in the boxes before checking them, and correcting as necessary.
However, the real power in this activity is when you get the students using it themselves. In a computer lesson, set them all going on the activity, and get them to repeat until they get every question correct.
Or you can set it as a homework, telling them the conditions to use (different conditions for different students to differentiate the homework). Then get them to do one or two sets, all correct, and to take a screen shot and either email it to you, or, even better, stick it in their books. Since the questions are random, every student will get a different set of questions, and the immediate feedback means they can go back and correct their work straight away.
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