Problem-solving with decimals in context

In this lesson we will solve problems with decimals through bar models in a variety of real life contexts, converting units of measure where appropriate.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.Multiplying by four is the same as....

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Q2.1.15 x 8 =

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Q3.At the supermarket it costs £1.99 for one pack of berries. Which equation could I use to find out how much 6 packets were?

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Q4.6.01 x 3

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Q5.60.02 x 8 =

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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.Multiplying by four is the same as....

1/5

Q2.1.15 x 8 =

2/5

Q3.At the supermarket it costs £1.99 for one pack of berries. Which equation could I use to find out how much 6 packets were?

3/5

Q4.6.01 x 3

4/5

Q5.60.02 x 8 =

5/5

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Problem-solving with decimals in context

Exit quiz: Read each problem carefully and calculate the answer, checking as you go.

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.To visit his grandmother, Leon takes a train 6.37 km and a car 5.45 km. How many kilometres is his journey in total?

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Q2.Micah's sports car can travel at 196.7 mph. How far can he travel in 3 hours?

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Q3.The temperature in the classroom was 21.8 °C. Sofia left the door open and the temperature dropped by 3.7 °C. What was the temperature now?

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Q4.Sarah was 88.49 cm tall when she was 3 years old. By the time she was 18, Sarah had grown a further 83.91 cm. How tall was she when she was 18?

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Q5.Long-haired Lucy decided it was time for a new haircut. She went to the hairdressers with hair 74.2 cm long. When she left it was 21.6 cm long. How much had the hairdressers taken off?

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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:

Problem-solving with decimals in context

Exit quiz: Read each problem carefully and calculate the answer, checking as you go.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.To visit his grandmother, Leon takes a train 6.37 km and a car 5.45 km. How many kilometres is his journey in total?

1/5

Q2.Micah's sports car can travel at 196.7 mph. How far can he travel in 3 hours?

2/5

Q3.The temperature in the classroom was 21.8 °C. Sofia left the door open and the temperature dropped by 3.7 °C. What was the temperature now?

3/5

Q4.Sarah was 88.49 cm tall when she was 3 years old. By the time she was 18, Sarah had grown a further 83.91 cm. How tall was she when she was 18?

4/5

Q5.Long-haired Lucy decided it was time for a new haircut. She went to the hairdressers with hair 74.2 cm long. When she left it was 21.6 cm long. How much had the hairdressers taken off?

5/5

Lesson summary: Problem-solving with decimals in context

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