Truncation

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Define the mathematical meaning of truncation.
Truncate numbers to different degrees of accuracy.
Write error intervals.
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

When we truncate a number, we find an estimate for the number without doing any rounding. In this class, students will learn the mathematical meaning of truncation and will learn to truncate numbers to different degrees of accuracy. Students will also learn how to write error intervals by truncating a number. This class is aimed at students in Years 10 and 11 or eager Year 9 students who want to feel confident in their maths skills!

Why not work on these concepts?: Box PlotsRounding Numbers to Significant FiguresConverting Recurring Decimals to Fractions

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This class is suitable for students in Years 9 - 11.

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You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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