As one of those children who struggled, despite the best efforts of my schoolteacher mother to try to drum the times tables
into me, when I was at school it literally didn't add up.
The search for these sequences in the times tables
is motivated by well-known properties of Pascal's Triangle, a simple triangular arrangement of numbers which finds important application in the fields of algebra, probability, financial arithmetic and calculus, to name just a few.
The event has definitely inspired our younger pupils to get practising their times tables
facts and they are keen to be the winners next year."
Christine Blower, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers (NUT), said forcing children to know their times tables
was unnecessary because they can look up the answers on their mobile phones.
Pupils will be tested at the end of their time at primary school to make sure they all know their times tables
in line with the Conservatives' manifesto commitment.
Under the proposals, pupils will be tested at the end of their time at primary school to make sure they all know their times tables
up to 12x12, in line with the Conservatives' general election manifesto commitment.
have long been a core part of excellent numeracy in our primary schools, and of testing.
Ms Morgan said: "We are introducing a new check to ensure that all pupils know their times tables
by age 11.
It's a great way to learn multiplication times tables
in a fun group setting.
Many high school students did not know their times tables
, as memorization had become a taboo in elementary school, a wrongly perceived threat to creativity.
London, July 11 ( ANI ): British Schools Minister, Nick Gibb, has said that all children should learn their times tables
and long division by rote at primary school to enable them to tackle more complex number problems at a later stage.
This consisted of reciting the times tables
- and a hefty rap across the knuckles with a ruler if you got it wrong.