Adding using the column method

In this lesson, we will learn how to use the column method in order to solve addition equations.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does 'rounding to estimate' mean?

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Q2.Round '456 244' to the nearest multiple of 10 000.

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Q3.3. Using rounding to the nearest multiple of 10 000 to estimate the answer to: 341 782 + 456 913 =

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Q4.4. Use rounding to the nearest multiple of 1000 to estimate the answer to: 187 221 + 243 891 =

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Q5.What is one of the problems associated with rounding to estimate?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does 'rounding to estimate' mean?

1/5

Q2.Round '456 244' to the nearest multiple of 10 000.

2/5

Q3.3. Using rounding to the nearest multiple of 10 000 to estimate the answer to: 341 782 + 456 913 =

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Q4.4. Use rounding to the nearest multiple of 1000 to estimate the answer to: 187 221 + 243 891 =

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Q5.What is one of the problems associated with rounding to estimate?

5/5

Video

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Worksheet

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Adding using the column method

Quiz to be completed following lesson on: 'Adding using the column method'.

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Q1.Why might it be useful to estimate the answer to an equation prior to calculation?

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Q2.2. What is a suitable estimate for the equation: 451 082 + 339 721?

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Q3.3. Use the column method to solve: 289 109 + 463 229 =

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Q4.4. Use the column method to solve: 632 781 + 10 385 =

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Q5.5. Use the column method to solve: 5411 + 1389 + 2013 =

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Adding using the column method

Quiz to be completed following lesson on: 'Adding using the column method'.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Why might it be useful to estimate the answer to an equation prior to calculation?

1/5

Q2.2. What is a suitable estimate for the equation: 451 082 + 339 721?

2/5

Q3.3. Use the column method to solve: 289 109 + 463 229 =

3/5

Q4.4. Use the column method to solve: 632 781 + 10 385 =

4/5

Q5.5. Use the column method to solve: 5411 + 1389 + 2013 =

5/5

Lesson summary: Adding using the column method

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