The Problem: Fill in the missing digits in the multiplication.
1 ? 4
9 > ? 9 ? < 2
How I solved it: First I did 8 times 4 and that equals 32 so put down the 2 and carry the 3. Then I did 8 times 2 plus 3 an that equals 19 so I put down the 9 and carried the 1. 8 times 1 plus 1 equals 9 so put down the 9. The answer is 124 times 8 equals 992.
The Problem: Which deal cost less per litre?
A) $32 for 4 l
B) $8.50 for 1 l
How I solved it: First I added $8.50 four times to see if it goes over $32. The answer was $34. So the answer is number A) $32 for 4 L.
The Problem: Fill in the missing digits in the multiplication problem.
2 ? 6
? 3 ?
How I solved it: First I did 6 times 3 equals 18 so I put down the 8 an carried the 1 to the next column. I thought what is closest to 13 in the 3 times table and that is 4 times 3 equals 12 so I put 4 in the box and added the one to get 13 so the 3 is already down so I carry the 1 to the next column. Then I did 2 times 3 plus 1 equals 7 so I put the seven down and the answer is 738.
The Problem: Which deal cost less per gram.
A) $5 for 500g
B)$3 for 250g
How I solved it: First I doubled 250 to get 500 then I doubled $3 to get $6. I then compared the prices and the answer is $5 for 500g.
The Problem: Fill in the missing number. 36 divided by ? equals 4
How I solved it: I used my prior knowledge for this question. I used my 4 times tables until I got to nine times four and the answer is 36. I used the inverse operation of multiplication which is division so the answer is 36 divided by 9 equals four.
The Problem: Fill in the missing number. 8 x ?= 56
How I solved it: First I went 8 times 8 which is 64 and took away 8 and the answer is 56. 8 take away one equals 7. 8 x 7 = 56
The Problem: Fill in the appropriate numbers for the titles of six famous stories. Then add up the six numbers.
How I solved it: First this is the problem: Ali Baba and the ? thieves, ? dalmatians, The ? Steps, Around the world in ? days, Snow white and the ? dwarfs, Catch ?.
First I worked them all out, these are the answers: 1 40, 2 101, 3 39, 4 80, 5 7, 6 22.
Then I added them together and got the answer 289.
The problem: Fill in the missing number.
How I solved it: I looked at the problem which was 12 times something equals 36. I used my knowledge to work out 12 times something equals 36. The answer is 3.
Question: Fill in the missing digits in the addition problem.
How I solved it: 17 and 36 were 2 of the numbers but I had to work out one more the answer to the sum was also given and it was 95 so first I worked out what 7 plus 6 was and it was 13 and if you add 2 to that you would get 15 and the answer to the sum ended in a 5 so I put the 2 down and carried the 1 to the last column. here it had to equil 9 so first I added the numbers that were given to me which was 3 and 1 which was 4 so I just counted on from 4 and I got 5. So that was my answer!
The problem: Fill in the missing digits in the subtraction.
How I solved it: First I did 3 times 3 which is nine and it equals 3 and the top number is nine so I found the difference between 9 and 3 which is 6 so I put 6 in the box. Then I went on the next column something take away 5 equals 2 so I just added 5 and 2 which is 7 and I put 7 in the box.