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# More Number Fluency Tasks Upper Primary

### Forgot the Numbers

### Spiralling Decimals

### Number Match

### Consecutive Numbers

### Three Dice

### Sealed Solution

### Reach 100

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These tasks will help children become more fluent in the context of number and calculation. They supplement the activities in our Fluency Feature. The first two are games and so could be revisited many times, whereas the remaining activities are one-off challenges.

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

On my calculator I divided one whole number by another whole number and got the answer 3.125. If the numbers are both under 50, what are they?

Age 7 to 14

Challenge Level

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

Age 7 to 14

Challenge Level

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Ten cards are put into five envelopes so that there are two cards in each envelope. The sum of the numbers inside it is written on each envelope. What numbers could be inside the envelopes?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.