number work

number work

n
(Education) simple arithmetic and similar mathematical procedures as used and studied at primary level. Also called (esp formerly): sums
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His Opposite Number worked at it like a mule--a bewildered mule, beaten from behind, coaxed from in front, and propped on either soft side by Lord Lundie of the compressed mouth and the searing tongue.
Making time to read with them; helping with number work; waking them up early for school; making sure they get a good night's sleep; going to parents evenings; and ask-king them about school are all said to help children do better in class.
A growing number work from 5pm to 9am, including those on shifts or flexi-time.
11--is relatively small compared to the Gulf War's call-up of 340,000, a disproportionate number work as police officers, firefighters, prison officials and airline pilots.
This is especially the case since a majority of TEI members represent CEP taxpayers and an even larger number work for publicly traded companies (which, of course, must file with the SEC).
Dinkins is going to need some fancy number work to keep his promise of a freeze on the average tax rate for the next four years.
The biggest number work in arts and entertainment (almost 14%), accommodation and food (12.5%), administration and support services (9.2%) and construction (8%), said the union organisation.
Parents will be told that waking a child up early for school; making sure they get a good night's sleep; making time to read with them; helping with number work; going to parents' evenings and asking them about school will all help them do better.
"They have been doing number work, looking at shapes - anything you can think of that is maths related, we have done.
Throughout the project the children solved a series of maths investigations, based on climate change, mass, measure, shapes and number work.
PERTHCELYN Primary School is using Spotlight on Numeracy to ensure that all children understand the basics in number work from an early age.
Although 6,100 people are employed at MG Rover's Longbridge plant, in Birmingham, almost three times that number work for firms across the region which depend on the car maker for orders.