Resources tagged with: Multiplication & division

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Broad Topics > Calculations and Numerical Methods > Multiplication & division

Jumping

Age 7 to 11
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After training hard, these two children have improved their results. Can you work out the length or height of their first jumps?

Fair Feast

Age 5 to 11
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Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

X Is 5 Squares

Age 7 to 11
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Can you arrange 5 different digits (from 0 - 9) in the cross in the way described?

Tug Harder!

Age 7 to 11
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In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

Countdown

Age 7 to 14
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Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

A-magical Number Maze

Age 7 to 11
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This magic square has operations written in it, to make it into a maze. Start wherever you like, go through every cell and go out a total of 15!

Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14
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Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?

Odds and Threes

Age 7 to 11
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A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

Asteroid Blast

Age 7 to 11
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A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

Code Breaker

Age 7 to 11
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This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?

The Clockmaker's Birthday Cake

Age 7 to 11
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The clockmaker's wife cut up his birthday cake to look like a clock face. Can you work out who received each piece?

Dividing a Cake

Age 7 to 11
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Annie cut this numbered cake into 3 pieces with 3 cuts so that the numbers on each piece added to the same total. Where were the cuts and what fraction of the whole cake was each piece?

What Is Ziffle?

Age 7 to 11
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Can you work out what a ziffle is on the planet Zargon?

Wild Jack

Age 7 to 11
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A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

3388

Age 11 to 14
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Using some or all of the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and using the digits 3, 3, 8 and 8 each once and only once make an expression equal to 24.

What Two ...?

Age 7 to 11 Short
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56 406 is the product of two consecutive numbers. What are these two numbers?

How Old?

Age 7 to 11
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Cherri, Saxon, Mel and Paul are friends. They are all different ages. Can you find out the age of each friend using the information?

Clever Santa

Age 7 to 11
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All the girls would like a puzzle each for Christmas and all the boys would like a book each. Solve the riddle to find out how many puzzles and books Santa left.

Four Go for Two

Age 7 to 11
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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

Sumo

Age 7 to 11
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A number game requiring a strategy.

Countdown Fractions

Age 11 to 16
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Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Age 7 to 11
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Using the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 once and only once, and the operations x and ÷ once and only once, what is the smallest whole number you can make?

Arranging the Tables

Age 7 to 11
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There are 44 people coming to a dinner party. There are 15 square tables that seat 4 people. Find a way to seat the 44 people using all 15 tables, with no empty places.

Rabbits in the Pen

Age 7 to 11
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Using the statements, can you work out how many of each type of rabbit there are in these pens?

Pies

Age 7 to 11
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Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?

Tom's Number

Age 7 to 11
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Work out Tom's number from the answers he gives his friend. He will only answer 'yes' or 'no'.

Number Tracks

Age 7 to 11
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Ben’s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?

As Easy as 1,2,3

Age 11 to 14
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When I type a sequence of letters my calculator gives the product of all the numbers in the corresponding memories. What numbers should I store so that when I type 'ONE' it returns 1, and when I type. . . .

Compare the Calculations

Age 7 to 11
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Can you put these four calculations into order of difficulty? How did you decide?

Divide it Out

Age 7 to 11
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What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10?

How Much Did it Cost?

Age 7 to 11
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Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.

Making Pathways

Age 7 to 11
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Can you find different ways of creating paths using these paving slabs?

A First Product Sudoku

Age 7 to 14
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Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?

The Money Maze

Age 7 to 11
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Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. Which route gives you the highest return? And the lowest?

Penta Post

Age 7 to 11
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Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing 825g?

Napier's Bones

Age 7 to 11
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The Scot, John Napier, invented these strips about 400 years ago to help calculate multiplication and division. Can you work out how to use Napier's bones to find the answer to these multiplications?

Ducking and Dividing

Age 7 to 11
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Your vessel, the Starship Diophantus, has become damaged in deep space. Can you use your knowledge of times tables and some lightning reflexes to survive?

Product Sudoku

Age 11 to 16
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The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Age 7 to 11
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This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!

Dice and Spinner Numbers

Age 7 to 11
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If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be each time?

Integrated Product Sudoku

Age 11 to 16
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This Sudoku puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers on the border lines between pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid.

Can You Make 100?

Age 11 to 14
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How many ways can you find to put in operation signs (+ - x ÷) to make 100?

Book Codes

Age 7 to 11
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Look on the back of any modern book and you will find an ISBN code. Take this code and calculate this sum in the way shown. Can you see what the answers always have in common?

One Million to Seven

Age 7 to 11
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Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

More Playing with Numbers Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

More resources to support understanding multiplication and division through playing with numbers

Interactive Balance

Age 5 to 11
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In this simulation of a balance, you can drag numbers and parts of number sentences on to the trays. Have a play!

Bundles of Cubes

Age 7 to 11
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Watch this animation. What do you notice? What happens when you try more or fewer cubes in a bundle?

Charitable Pennies

Age 7 to 14
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Investigate the different ways that fifteen schools could have given money in a charity fundraiser.

Six Numbered Cubes

Age 7 to 11
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This task combines spatial awareness with addition and multiplication.

Six Ten Total

Age 7 to 11
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This challenge combines addition, multiplication, perseverance and even proof.