How many millions are **equal to** 1 billion?

Show the **place value** for each number in 1, 254, 367, 981.

**Create a number code** for the alphabet (e.g. a =1 b=2 be a bit more adventurous than this example) write your theme words using this code – can anyone crack your codes?!

Now ask an adult to write some addition, subtraction, multiplication and division sums in this code. Can you **decode **these and then solve them?

Look up the **average salary** of a doctor. How many years would they have to work to earn as much as Billionaire Boy (one billion pounds)?!

What would you buy if you had **one billion pounds **and had to spend all of it in one month!?! Make a shopping list and find out how much each item would cost – what is the total?!

The Ice Monster sold **110 000 **copies in the first five days after its release! At **£9.88 **per book how much money was made in the first 5 days of sales?

For one week, read every day for an hour, record how many pages you read in that hour. **Plot this information on a bar graph.** Now **interpret the data**: on which day did you read the most amount of pages? On which day did you read the least amount of pages? What other information can be determined from the data?

**Upper KS2: **From the above data can you find the mean, median, range and mode?

**Extension: **can you convert and record the total amount of time spent reading from hours to minutes and then possibly even seconds?

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