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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob budy mandy here i have sent you an e-mail ok?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I'm not sure what has gone wrong, but I have sent you (Mandy) an email. (As asked by you and Bob)

I have checked the email address and it is correct.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Steveb mandy here could you send me the email again please as I can not find it ok? Let me know you have sent it ok?

*Last edited by mandy jane (2013-03-12 00:56:53)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Hi, I have sent another email - just a short one this time with the title "Test Email".

Quite frankly if you haven't got that one then something strange has happened.

I have now sent you 3 emails.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi steveb mandy here bob bundy has my email if this is not working ask him why ok? Send message on here to say you got this ok please?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I have read your last post, but I still don't know why these emails are not getting through.

I have thought that it might be a problem with our ISP. I could try sending an email to Bob

to see if he gets that.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Have sent an email to you ok

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob bundy mandy here have you sorted it out yet or not?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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My email to Bob has got through and he has replied and that has got through.

Your email that you have just sent has not got through.

So I think we will have to discuss things on this website instead.

There are several sub topics that occur to me to do with decimals such as:

(1) Rounding (eg. round 3.54, 2.78 and 3.17 to 1 decimal place)

(2) Putting numbers in the right order (eg. 3.06, 3.60, 3.006, 3.0606)

(3) Arithmetic using decimals (add, subtract, multply, divide)

(4) Understanding things like that 0.01 is ten times as big as 0.001 and other things to do with place value.

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Ah-ha I have just received your email Mandy. I will try replying to it.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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I got email ok and have sent you one back to see if it works ok

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi steveb mandy here so the email work ok now? Is that right? Let me know please?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I have now received two short emails from you. I have sent two short replies confirming that I have got them.

However I get the impression that you are not getting the emails that I have sent you. Have you got any of

the emails that I have sent you? Do you think that I can best help you on this website or by email?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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You can help me. On website or email ok? And yes I did get your email ok? Do you want me to send you a list of the maths course I am doing then? Could you send me an email to make sure that I am getting them please?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Right I am just about to send another email....

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob bundy mandy here just to say that the email are going fine between meals do steveb ok? Send me a message back please?

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob bundy just to say we are sorting that out?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi steveb. I meant to say letex for maths not lexicon ok that bob bundy. showed me how to do ok?

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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*Last edited by bob bundy (2013-03-12 06:53:58)*

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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hi steveb mandy here. how are you? i am fine? shell we start on you showing me how to add decimels then?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Hello Mandy (if you're there). Right shall we look at Bob's post about his 2.6 + 3.5 example ?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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yes let's have a look at bob's post please?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Right now I need to get an idea of how well you understand this already.

Look at the right hand column of the addition. You will see that clearly 6 + 5 = 11 and that the "units" bit of it has been put

into the answer box as "1". Under the addition a "1" has been carried.

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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In the next column the addition is 2 + 3 (which would usually be 5), but there is one to carry meaning that 6 goes in the answer.

2 + 3 + 1 = 6

OK ?

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