Resources tagged with: Multiplication & division

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Broad Topics > Calculations and Numerical Methods > Multiplication & division

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?

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?

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In the multiplication calculation, some of the digits have been replaced by letters and others by asterisks.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?

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?

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?

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?

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!

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?

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?

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?

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?

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.

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?

Oranges and Lemons

Age 7 to 11
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On the table there is a pile of oranges and lemons that weighs exactly one kilogram. Using the information, can you work out how many lemons there are?

Throw a 100

Age 7 to 11
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Can you score 100 by throwing rings on this board? Is there more than way to do it?

Rocco's Race

Age 7 to 11 Short
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Rocco ran in a 200 m race for his class. Use the information to find out how many runners there were in the race and what Rocco's finishing position was.

Being Resilient - Primary Number

Age 5 to 11
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Number problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Sept03 Sept03 Sept03

Age 7 to 11
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This number has 903 digits. What is the sum of all 903 digits?

Being Resourceful - Primary Number

Age 5 to 11
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Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

The Deca Tree

Age 7 to 11
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Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.

Month Mania

Age 5 to 11
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Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?

A Mixed-up Clock

Age 7 to 11
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There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from these ten statements?

Cows and Sheep

Age 7 to 11
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Use your logical reasoning to work out how many cows and how many sheep there are in each field.

Twenty Divided Into Six

Age 7 to 11
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Katie had a pack of 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. She arranged the cards into 6 unequal piles where each pile added to the same total. What was the total and how could this be done?

Machines

Age 7 to 11
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What is happening at each box in these machines?

Sending Cards

Age 7 to 11
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This challenge asks you to investigate the total number of cards that would be sent if four children send one to all three others. How many would be sent if there were five children? Six?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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!

Sumo

Age 7 to 11
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A number game requiring a strategy.

Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

Age 7 to 11
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EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

Clock Face

Age 7 to 11
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Where can you draw a line on a clock face so that the numbers on both sides have the same total?

Alphabetti Sudoku

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

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?

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?

Function Machines

Age 7 to 11
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If the numbers 5, 7 and 4 go into this function machine, what numbers will come out?

Gift Stacks

Age 7 to 11
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Use the information to work out how many gifts there are in each pile.

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?

Calendar Calculations

Age 7 to 11
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Try adding together the dates of all the days in one week. Now multiply the first date by 7 and add 21. Can you explain what happens?

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?

Buckets of Thinking

Age 7 to 11
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There are three buckets each of which holds a maximum of 5 litres. Use the clues to work out how much liquid there is in each bucket.

The Number Crunching Machine

Age 7 to 11
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Put a number at the top of the machine and collect a number at the bottom. What do you get? Which numbers get back to themselves?

The Puzzling Sweet Shop

Age 5 to 11
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There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?

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?

Oh! Harry!

Age 7 to 11
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A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?

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?

Gabriel's Problem

Age 11 to 14
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Gabriel multiplied together some numbers and then erased them. Can you figure out where each number was?