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## How to work out the prime factors of a number

Did you know that any number is either a prime number; or can be made by multiplying its unique prime factors together? So: This is called 'the fundamental theory of arithmetic' and prime factors are very important in lots of different applications. The most well known is called RSA encryption, named after the 3 creators, Rivest, Shamir, and Adelman. They realised that … [Read more...]

## Numeracy skills – how to work out percentages

Good arithmetic is the foundation of numeracy skills and learning how to work out percentages is an important foundational skill. Learn these, practice them and always keep to the same methods! There are 6 main numeracy skills that will help with your maths. Click here to read more. Click here to visit addition skills , subtraction skills , division skills , fraction … [Read more...]

## How to add, subtract, multiply, divide decimals

How to add, subtract, multiply, divide decimals is an important foundational numeracy skill. Learn these, practice them and always keep to the same methods! There are 6 main numeracy skills that will help with your maths. Click here to read more. Click here to visit addition skills , subtraction skills , division skills , fraction skills videos. A decimal number is a … [Read more...]

## How to add, subtract, multiply, divide fractions

How to add, subtract, multiply, divide fractions is an important foundational skill. Learn these, practice them and always keep to the same methods! There are 6 main numeracy skills that will help with your maths. Click here to read more. Click here to visit subtraction skills, multiplication skills, divisions skills videos. Fraction manipulation represents around 1/3rd … [Read more...]