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Solve Problems Using all Four Operations

In this worksheet, students will use their knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve a range of problems.

'Solve Problems Using all Four Operations' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be choosing facts to match a story. 


First, we must decide what type of calculation is needed. 

Then choose the right calculation.


Here is a division problem.

Ben has 36 toy cars and shares them into 3 piles.


The calculation needed is 36 ÷ 3

The answer would be 12.


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Let's try an example question together.



Tom's father is three times his age.

Tom is 10.

How old is Tom's father?



This is a multiplication problem. 

We need to multiply Tom's age by 3.

10 x 3 = 30


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Now it's your turn to try some questions like this. Good luck!

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