# Whole One Search

Suitable for Year groups: 6, 7, 8

## Whole One Search resource description

In these equivalence searches students have to find fractions, decimals and percentages that sum to 1. There are three different differentiated searches to complete. Suitable for a range of year groups and abilities.

# Cazoom Maths Starters: Whole One Search

This resource challenges learners to find calculations that cause the whole number one. It focuses on using the four basic operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

## Why is exploring operations with numbers important?

This type of task helps develop:

• Number sense: Deepening understanding of how numbers work.
• Operation fluency: Improving skills in all four basic operations.
• Problem-solving skills: Applying strategies to find solutions.
• Perseverance: Encouraging learners to try different combinations.

## How can this resource help?

This resource provides:

• Engaging task: Challenge learners with a number puzzle.
• Clear instructions: Guides learners through the activity.
• Exploration: Encourages experimentation with different operations.

## Benefits for learners:

• Improves understanding of the four basic operations.
• Strengthens number sense and computational fluency.
• Develops problem-solving and perseverance.
• Makes practicing maths calculations fun.

This resource is perfect for teachers looking for a warm-up activity or for parents wanting to support their child's maths learning in a playful and exploratory way.

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