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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to solve problems involving multiplication and division including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes".

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- Basic Division A self-marking exercise on dividing numbers of up to four digits by one or two-digit whole numbers using the formal written methods of short and long division
- Basic Multiplication A self-marking exercise on multiplication with increasing levels of difficulty.
- Broken Calculator Some of the buttons are missing from this calculator. Can you make the totals from 1 to 20?
- Chain Challenge How fast can you perform all of the given operations without using a calculator?
- Connect 4 Factors This a game for one or two players. The winner is the first to line up four numbers with a common factor.
- Convoluted Find the runs of four multiples in order as quickly as you can.
- Happy Numbers To find out whether a number is happy square each of its digits, add the answers and repeat. End in one and the number is happy.
- Make an expression Use the digits given to form an expression equivalent to the given total.
- Masad For each pair of numbers subtract the sum from the product then divide the result by 20 without a calculator.
- Multi-step Problems Solve multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.

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