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21 + 22

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27 + 29

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148 − 84

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7 × 8

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21 ÷ 7

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50 × 70

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579 + 268

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5066 − 936

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Find the value of 182

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What number is seven tens more than two thousand?

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What number is four hundreds more than seven million?

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Round eight thousand, six hundred and forty four to the nearest thousand

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50% of 96

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\( \frac13\) of 690

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\( \frac{1}{10}\) of 53

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What is the missing number?
☐ + 12 = 50

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What is the missing number?
☐ − 62 = 928

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What is the missing number?
☐ + 128 = 85

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What is the second largest factor of 66?

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What is the 9th multiple of fourteen?

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What is the next prime number after 67?

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How many degrees is the difference between 3° and −3° celsius?

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Which of the following numbers is largest?
8.8, 8.08, 8.88, 8.808

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Round the number 539.878 correct to the nearest whole number.

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Level 1 - Inspired by the number and operations curriculum statements for Year 5

Level 2 - Inspired by the number and operations curriculum statements for Year 6

Level 3 - Entry Level lower Secondary school standard

Level 4 - Intermediate lower Secondary school standard

Level 5 - Intermediate lower Secondary school standard

Level 6 - Intermediate lower Secondary school standard

Level 7 - Confident lower Secondary school standard

Level 8 - Confident lower Secondary school standard

Level 9 - Confident middle Secondary school standard

Level 10 - Confident upper Secondary school standard

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