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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 Isaac had 6 milk chocolates and 9 plain chocolates left out of 3 boxes. How many chocolates did Isaac have altogether?

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2) Isabel went for a 7km walk on her 7th birthday but she quickly became tired and travelled the last 3km by bus. How many kilometers did Isabel actually walk?

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3) In a shop there are 7 vases arranged on 2 shelves. In each vase there were 5 flowers. How many flowers were there altogether?

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4) Isabelle likes to have 9 oranges squeezed to make orange juice every morning. It takes 6 minutes to do the squeezing. How many oranges does Isabelle use in a whole week?

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

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6) Jack is 11 years old. He is eight years older than his brother and nine years older than his sister. How old is Jack's brother?

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7) Jackson scored 6 points in the first round of the quiz. He then scored 9 points in the second round and 12 points in the third round. What was the total number of points Jackson scored in all three rounds?

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8) This week thirty six cakes were set out in rows of 6 on a shop counter. Last week they were set out in rows of 12. How many rows were there this week?

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9) Jada measured the heights of the three trees in her garden. The heights were 3m, 4m and 11m. What was the difference in heights of the tallest tree and the shortest tree?

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10) Jaden multiplies one of the numbers in the list below by another number in the list. The answer he got was also a number in the list. What product did Jaden 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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