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15 × 3

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65 ÷ 5

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108000 ÷ 600

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779 + 7136

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4450 − 202

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59 − 938

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Find the missing number
144 ÷ 6 = ☐ ÷ 3

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Find the missing number
7075 = ☐ − 2478

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Find the missing number
☐% of 50 is 20

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8.3 + 8.5

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27.3 − 6.57

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8.7 × 7.3

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82 + 9 × 1 − 8

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(8 + 9) × 1 − (8 + 1)

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Find the value of 73

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Use the fact that
378 × 22 = 8316
to work out
3.78 × 2.2

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Use the fact that
6789 ÷ 93 = 73
to work out
67.89 ÷ 9.3

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What is the highest common factor of 23 and 25?

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Increase 152 by 25%

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\( \frac45\) of 1150

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\( \frac{1}{100}\) of 6.73

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In the number 0.946 which digit represents tenths?

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Round the number 38.6079 correct to three significant figures.

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Round the number 298238 correct to three significant figures.

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

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