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## Let's problem solve! (Year 4)

Back Hello Year 4!

We have learned how to multiply numbers using the 'short' multiplication method and we have learned our times tables.

• Can you use your skills to help solve these problems?
• Remember to use your Maths knowledge to explain your ideas once you have solved the problem!

This calculation was completed by a Year 4 child. • Can you explain what they have done incorrectly?
• What is the correct answer?

Two children completed these calculations.

1                                   2 • Which child has made a mistake?
• Can you explain the mistake they have made?
• Can you find the correct answer to the calculation?

These three calulation were done by a child • What do you notice about each of these calculations?
• Can you explain what they have done incorrectly?

Challenge

Ms Wallace has chosen 3 numbers Using only these numbers and multiplication (X) she is trying to get as close to the number 100 as possible. She has tried one combination already. • How many different combinations can you find?
• Can you use you multiplication skills to help you get closer to 100?