Mixed addition and subtraction problems
Home learning focus
In this session you will learn how to solve addition and subtraction problems.
This lesson includes:
- two learning summary slideshows
- two activity sheets
Created in partnership with Twinkl.
Today we are going to be looking at methods to help us solve addition and subtraction problems. You may be familiar with the RUCSAC method. Can you remember what each of the letters stand for when helping us to solve mathematical word problems? Click on the slideshow below to find out.
Can you use the RUCSAC method to help solve these word problems? Click on the slideshow to begin.
There are lots of ways to practise mixed addition and subtraction problems. Here are a few you could try.
Your task is to create your own one and two-step addition and subtraction problems. Click the image below to download the activity sheet.
Subtraction word problems
Use these maths activity sheets, which have three different levels of challenge, to help develop your understanding of subtraction word problems.
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