Numbers: Formulas

Use formulas to work out an unknown amount from known ones. Like a turkey cooking time from its weight.

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Formulas includes:

  • Matching word problems with calculations
  • Finding missing numbers in calculations
  • Recognising formulas
  • Solving simple number problems
  • Using a formula to find a value
  • Evaluating simple formulas
  • Changing word problems into symbols and numbers
  • Continuing number patterns and sequences
  • Recognising terms and expressions
  • Writing formulas in words

Downloadable Factsheets

Formulas
What is a formula?
Understanding terms and expressions
Understanding formulas
Working with formulas

Downloadable worksheets

Matching problems with calculations
Missing numbers
Solving problems
Changing word problems into symbols and numbers
Identifying formulas
Identifying number patterns
Identifying sequences
Using a formula to find a value
Writing formulas in words

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