Solving word problems

In this lesson, we will using our knowledge of calculation strategies to solve word problems.

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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!

Q1.Using the strategy, count back in tens, complete the equation: 43 - 20 =

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Q2.59 + ? = 72

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Q3.? = 32 - 20

3/3

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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!

Q1.Using the strategy, count back in tens, complete the equation: 43 - 20 =

1/3

Q2.59 + ? = 72

2/3

Q3.? = 32 - 20

3/3

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Solving word problems

Can you use what you learnt today to answer the following questions?

Q1.12 people were on the bus and another 13 people got on. How many people are on the bus now?

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Q2.Chocolate bars normally cost 25p but the shop has increased the price by 18p. How much do they cost now?

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Q3.Mrs Crane reads 36 pages of her book at lunchtime and 29 pages at the end of the day. How many pages of the book has she read?

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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.

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Solving word problems

Can you use what you learnt today to answer the following questions?

Q1.12 people were on the bus and another 13 people got on. How many people are on the bus now?

1/3

Q2.Chocolate bars normally cost 25p but the shop has increased the price by 18p. How much do they cost now?

2/3

Q3.Mrs Crane reads 36 pages of her book at lunchtime and 29 pages at the end of the day. How many pages of the book has she read?

3/3

Lesson summary: Solving word problems

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