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CLIP 841

Measurement and multiplication - enlarging an object

Measurement and multiplication - enlarging an object
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Key Info
  • Measurement and multiplication - enlarging an object
  • Duration: 00:48
  • Guy Bagley, maths master at Legoland, shows how you can build a model elephant which is exactly twice the size of an original. First he measures the original and then multiplies the measurements by two, or in other words he doubles the measurements. Finally he shows the new model being built using the new doubled measurements.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    Calculations: Multiplication

  • Keywords: measurement, multiply, multiplication, doubling, enlarge
Ideas for use in class
  • A good introduction to simple measurement and multiplication.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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