  # Use Division as the Inverse Operation of Multiplication

In this worksheet, students will use division to work out the missing number in a multiplication. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Multiplication/Division Facts

Popular topics:   Multiplication worksheets

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be finding the missing number in a multiplication.

Example

Find the missing number in the multiplication.

× 9 = 99

We use the fact that division is the opposite (inverse) of multiplication.

99 ÷ 9 = 11

We can always check that we're right by putting our answer into the original sentence: 11 x 9 = 99

We're correct! Let's try some questions now!

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