# Can You Decide?

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You will need five cards. On the cards write the letters P E S T O

P stands for 'Prime', E is 'Even', S is 'Square', T is 'Triangular' and O 'Odd'.

When a number appears hold up the cards that describe it.

## A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

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• Miss B., Folkestone
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• I like this but would like to speed up the time. Is it possible for me to change the time between questions? I know I've changed times on some of your other starters.
• Transum,
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• Speed it up! Your class must be really quick (well done to them). Speed controls have now been added.

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 Teacher, do your students have access to computers?Do they have iPads or Laptops in Lessons? Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

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Here is the URL which will take them to a related student activity.

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