Solving problems with decimals using addition and subtraction

In this lesson we will solve addition and subtraction problems with decimals and generate our own word problems to suit equations. We will develop our understanding of decimal problem-solving through bar models and a variety of real life contexts.

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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!

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Q1.6.3 + 12.27

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Q2.2.89 - 1.41 =

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Q3.7.3 + 7.2 =

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Q4.2.671 + 5.999

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Q5.53 - 4.49

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Q6.1.82 + 4.08

6/6

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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

Question 6

Q1.6.3 + 12.27

1/6

Q2.2.89 - 1.41 =

2/6

Q3.7.3 + 7.2 =

3/6

Q4.2.671 + 5.999

4/6

Q5.53 - 4.49

5/6

Q6.1.82 + 4.08

6/6

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To solve and represent decimal problems

Exit quiz: Again for this quiz we are revising everything you have learned in the lesson. Which equation will solve each problem?

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Q1.Sofia is 134.7cm tall. Her sister is 107.4cm tall. How much taller is Sofia than her sister?

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Q2.How much taller is Sofia than her sister?

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Q3.It is Grandad’s birthday soon and he wants to hire a sports car for his present. A sports car costs £49.50 initial payment then £29.50 per hour. Grandad is bought 4 hour's hire. How much did Grandad’s present cost?

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Q4.How much did Grandad's present cost?

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Q5.To visit his grandmother, Zaid takes a train 6.37 km and a car 5.45 km. How many kilometres is his journey in total?

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Q6.The temperature in the classroom was 21.8 °C. Claire left the door open and the temperature dropped by 3.7 °C. What was the temperature now?

6/6

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:

To solve and represent decimal problems

Exit quiz: Again for this quiz we are revising everything you have learned in the lesson. Which equation will solve each problem?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Sofia is 134.7cm tall. Her sister is 107.4cm tall. How much taller is Sofia than her sister?

1/6

Q2.How much taller is Sofia than her sister?

2/6

Q3.It is Grandad’s birthday soon and he wants to hire a sports car for his present. A sports car costs £49.50 initial payment then £29.50 per hour. Grandad is bought 4 hour's hire. How much did Grandad’s present cost?

3/6

Q4.How much did Grandad's present cost?

4/6

Q5.To visit his grandmother, Zaid takes a train 6.37 km and a car 5.45 km. How many kilometres is his journey in total?

5/6

Q6.The temperature in the classroom was 21.8 °C. Claire left the door open and the temperature dropped by 3.7 °C. What was the temperature now?

6/6

Lesson summary: Solving problems with decimals using addition and subtraction

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