Solving addition and subtraction word problems

This lesson will consolidate learning on column addition and subtraction by moving onto applying this knowledge to word problems.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Column subtraction is a...

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Q2.Which of these calculations require regrouping?

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Q3.Does this look like a reasonable answer? 754 - 569 = 501

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Q4.943 - 276 = 767 True or false?

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Q5.761 - 279 =

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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.Column subtraction is a...

1/5

Q2.Which of these calculations require regrouping?

2/5

Q3.Does this look like a reasonable answer? 754 - 569 = 501

3/5

Q4.943 - 276 = 767 True or false?

4/5

Q5.761 - 279 =

5/5

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Solving addition and subtraction word problems -

Let's see what you have learnt about answering word problems today

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.We estimate when answering questions to...

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Q2.Bar models help us to...

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Q3.We always need to use column addition or subtraction when answering word problems?

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Q4.Class B won 456 house-points before Christmas. Class D won 106 more. How many did Class D win? Does this question require addition or subtraction to answer it?

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Q5.Edinburgh castle sold 345 tickets for tours on Monday. On Tuesday it sold 109 less. How many tickets were sold on Tuesday?

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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:

Solving addition and subtraction word problems -

Let's see what you have learnt about answering word problems today

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.We estimate when answering questions to...

1/5

Q2.Bar models help us to...

2/5

Q3.We always need to use column addition or subtraction when answering word problems?

3/5

Q4.Class B won 456 house-points before Christmas. Class D won 106 more. How many did Class D win? Does this question require addition or subtraction to answer it?

4/5

Q5.Edinburgh castle sold 345 tickets for tours on Monday. On Tuesday it sold 109 less. How many tickets were sold on Tuesday?

5/5

Lesson summary: Solving addition and subtraction word problems

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