Solving multiplication and division problems using the bar model

In this lesson, we will learn how to use the bar model when solving multiplication and division problems. We will analyse word problems to select the most important part of the text and determine the maths required, then translate this into a suitable bar model to help us solve the problem.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.64 divided by 2 is equal to

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Q2.33 divided by 3 is equal to

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Q3.90 divided by 3 is equal to

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Q4.Joshua bought a 4 cinema tickets. He spent £48. How much did each ticket cost?

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Q5.Ellie shared 66 crayons between herself and two friends. How many crayons did they each get?

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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:

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!

Q1.64 divided by 2 is equal to

1/5

Q2.33 divided by 3 is equal to

2/5

Q3.90 divided by 3 is equal to

3/5

Q4.Joshua bought a 4 cinema tickets. He spent £48. How much did each ticket cost?

4/5

Q5.Ellie shared 66 crayons between herself and two friends. How many crayons did they each get?

5/5

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Lesson summary: Solving multiplication and division problems using the bar model

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