Resources tagged with: Multiplication & division

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Broad Topics > Calculations and Numerical Methods > Multiplication & division

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.

Ones Only

Age 11 to 14
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Find the smallest whole number which, when mutiplied by 7, gives a product consisting entirely of ones.

Sort Them Out (2)

Age 7 to 11
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Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

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.

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?

Countdown Fractions

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

Alphabetti Sudoku

Age 11 to 16
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This Sudoku requires you to do some working backwards before working forwards.

Picture Your Method

Age 7 to 11
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Can you match these calculation methods to their visual representations?

One O Five

Age 11 to 14
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You can work out the number someone else is thinking of as follows. Ask a friend to think of any natural number less than 100. Then ask them to tell you the remainders when this number is divided by. . . .

Forgot the Numbers

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Multiply the Addition Square

Age 11 to 14
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If you take a three by three square on a 1-10 addition square and multiply the diagonally opposite numbers together, what is the difference between these products. Why?

Countdown

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Escape from the Castle

Age 7 to 11
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Skippy and Anna are locked in a room in a large castle. The key to that room, and all the other rooms, is a number. The numbers are locked away in a problem. Can you help them to get out?

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.

More Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14
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The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

Number the Sides

Age 7 to 11
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The triangles in these sets are similar - can you work out the lengths of the sides which have question marks?

Let's Get Flexible!

Age 5 to 11

In this article for primary teachers, Ems outlines how we can encourage learners to be flexible in their approach to calculation, and why this is crucial.

Zargon Glasses

Age 7 to 11
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Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?

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?

Route Product

Age 7 to 11
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Find the product of the numbers on the routes from A to B. Which route has the smallest product? Which the largest?

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?

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.

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?

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'.

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?

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?

It Figures

Age 7 to 11
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Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?

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?

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?

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?

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!

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?

Sumo

Age 7 to 11
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A number game requiring a strategy.

What Is Ziffle?

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

More Playing with Number Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

Related resources supporting pupils' understanding of multiplication and division through playing with numbers.

Current Playing with Number Upper Primary Teacher

Age 7 to 11
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Resources to support understanding of multiplication and division through playing with number.

More Playing with Numbers Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

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

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?

ABC

Age 7 to 11
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In the multiplication calculation, some of the digits have been replaced by letters and others by asterisks. Can you reconstruct the original multiplication?

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

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.

X Marks the Spot

Age 11 to 14
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When the number x 1 x x x is multiplied by 417 this gives the answer 9 x x x 0 5 7. Find the missing digits, each of which is represented by an "x" .

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?

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?