Calculating flexibly

Today we will learn to estimate using derived facts and then adjust them to calculate the answer. We will then be able to solve a range of problems selecting suitable strategies and giving reasons for our choices.

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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!

Q1.Which of the following methods for answering a multiplication questions is NOT a mental strategy?

1/5

Q2.Today we discussed distributive law in relation to multiplication. But which of the following number sentences does NOT correctly represent distributive law?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following representations would be efficient for the calculation 317 x 23?

3/5

Q4.For which of these calculations would you consider using a mental strategy and NOT a written method?

4/5

Q5.Which calculation do the dienes represent?

5/5

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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!

Q1.Which of the following methods for answering a multiplication questions is NOT a mental strategy?

1/5

Q2.Today we discussed distributive law in relation to multiplication. But which of the following number sentences does NOT correctly represent distributive law?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following representations would be efficient for the calculation 317 x 23?

3/5

Q4.For which of these calculations would you consider using a mental strategy and NOT a written method?

4/5

Q5.Which calculation do the dienes represent?

5/5

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Calculating Flexibly Quiz

What a super learner you are! Being able to estimate and calculate within the same lesson, you deserve a big pat on the back for a job well done! However, our lessons are never over until you have completed the quiz. This will be a great opportunity to see how much of the information has embedded and how confident you will be to calculate flexibly in the future. Good luck.

Q1.Which of the following number sentences would be the most efficient choice to use when estimating 237 x 4

1/4

Q2.Which estimation is correct for the calculation 192 ÷ 8?

2/4

Q3.I rounded a calculation and got the estimated answer of 560. But what was my original sum?

3/4

Q4.Which of the following calculations would provide you with the value indicated on the marked number line after it is rounded to create an estimated answer?

4/4

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Quiz:

Calculating Flexibly Quiz

What a super learner you are! Being able to estimate and calculate within the same lesson, you deserve a big pat on the back for a job well done! However, our lessons are never over until you have completed the quiz. This will be a great opportunity to see how much of the information has embedded and how confident you will be to calculate flexibly in the future. Good luck.

Q1.Which of the following number sentences would be the most efficient choice to use when estimating 237 x 4

1/4

Q2.Which estimation is correct for the calculation 192 ÷ 8?

2/4

Q3.I rounded a calculation and got the estimated answer of 560. But what was my original sum?

3/4

Q4.Which of the following calculations would provide you with the value indicated on the marked number line after it is rounded to create an estimated answer?

4/4

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