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Which Operation?

Decide which mathematical operation is required then use it to find the answers.

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This is level 1: problems involving numbers generally up to 12. You may not need all of the information given in the question. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 7 questions correct and you do this activity online.

1) After his birthday party Brian had 5 milk chocolates and 5 plain chocolates left out of 3 boxes. How many chocolates did Brian have altogether?

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2) Brianna went for a 9km walk on her 7th birthday but she quickly became tired and travelled the last 5km by bus. How many kilometers did Brianna actually walk?

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3) In a shop there are 12 vases arranged on 4 shelves. In each vase there were 2 flowers. How many flowers were there altogether?

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4) Brooklyn likes to have 4 oranges squeezed to make orange juice every morning. It takes 8 minutes to do the squeezing. How many oranges does Brooklyn use in a whole week?

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5) In a class of twenty seven pupils there are five friends who have been given a box of thirty crayons to share equally between themselves. How many crayons will each of the friends receive?

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6) Caden is 8 years old. He is five years older than his brother and six years older than his sister. How old is Caden's brother?

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7) Caleb scored 8 points in the first round of the quiz. He then scored 11 points in the second round and 9 points in the third round. What was the total number of points Caleb scored in all three rounds?

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8) This week one hundred and eight cakes were set out in rows of 9 on a shop counter. Last week they were set out in rows of 18. How many rows were there this week?

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9) Carlos measured the heights of the three trees in his garden. The heights were 2m, 3m and 10m. What was the difference in heights of the tallest tree and the shortest tree?

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10) Caroline multiplies one of the numbers in the list below by another number in the list. The answer she got was also a number in the list. What product did Caroline get?

3579111520

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Level 1 - Problems involving numbers generally up to 12

Level 2 - Problems involving numbers generally up to 100

Multi-step Problems - Solve multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.

More Arithmetic including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and self-marking exercises.

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Vocabulary for Arithmetic

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