Using bar models to solve word problems (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will solve word problems using bar models as a visual tool to aid comparison between two values.

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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!

Q1.If I have £1 to spend in a shop and I spend 47p- how much change will I receive?

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Q2.If I have £1 to spend in a shop and I spend 68p- how much change will I receive?

2/5

Q3.If I have £5 to spend in a shop and I spend £3 and 22p- how much change will I receive?

3/5

Q4.If I have £5 to spend in a shop and I spend £1 and 91p- how much change will I receive?

4/5

Q5.If I have £10 to spend in a shop and I spend £7 and 22p- how much change will I receive?

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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!

Q1.If I have £1 to spend in a shop and I spend 47p- how much change will I receive?

1/5

Q2.If I have £1 to spend in a shop and I spend 68p- how much change will I receive?

2/5

Q3.If I have £5 to spend in a shop and I spend £3 and 22p- how much change will I receive?

3/5

Q4.If I have £5 to spend in a shop and I spend £1 and 91p- how much change will I receive?

4/5

Q5.If I have £10 to spend in a shop and I spend £7 and 22p- how much change will I receive?

5/5

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Using bar models to solve word problems

For each question, draw a bar model to help you solve the equation

Q1.Bia baked a cake. She added 55g of flour. Then she added 35g more. How much flour is there now?

1/5

Q2.Alessandra had £33. She spent £17 on a toy car. How much money does she have now?

2/5

Q3.A packet of crisps costs 55p and a bottle of water costs 39p. How much do they both cost?

3/5

Q4.A packet of sweets costs 34p and a bottle of juice costs 52p more. How much does the juice cost?

4/5

Q5.Zidane cycles 34 metres to his bus stop but he walks 14 fewer metres to school. How far did he walk to school?

5/5

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:

Using bar models to solve word problems

For each question, draw a bar model to help you solve the equation

Q1.Bia baked a cake. She added 55g of flour. Then she added 35g more. How much flour is there now?

1/5

Q2.Alessandra had £33. She spent £17 on a toy car. How much money does she have now?

2/5

Q3.A packet of crisps costs 55p and a bottle of water costs 39p. How much do they both cost?

3/5

Q4.A packet of sweets costs 34p and a bottle of juice costs 52p more. How much does the juice cost?

4/5

Q5.Zidane cycles 34 metres to his bus stop but he walks 14 fewer metres to school. How far did he walk to school?

5/5

Lesson summary: Using bar models to solve word problems (Part 1)

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