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Posted - 21 May 2020

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?