# Find Halfway Between Two Numbers

In this worksheet, students will find the number halfway between two given numbers.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 1000

Popular topics:   Subtraction worksheets, Addition worksheets

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#### Worksheet Overview

This activity is about finding a number halfway between two other numbers.

Example

Write the number halfway between the two numbers.

 34 42

We move in four numbers, step by step from 34 and 42 to get to 38.

35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41

Sometimes, we don't have a number line to look at or it is hard to count the steps, so there is another way we can work it out.

1) We find the difference between the two numbers: 42 - 34 = 8

2) We halve 8: 8 ÷ 2 = 4

3) We add 4 on to the lower number: 34 + 4 = 38

So, 38 is the number halfway between 34 and 42.

Which method do you find easier to do?

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