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Word Formulae

In this worksheet, students use simple word formulae to work out the answers.

'Word Formulae' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

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Worksheet Overview

A word formula is an instruction explaining how to work something out.

 

Example

Here is a word formula to work out the cooking time (in minutes) for roast beef.  Using this formula, the beef will come out cooked "medium".

 

 

Cooking Time in minutes = Weight in kg x 30

For how long should a 3 kg joint of beef be cooked?

 

Answer

The weight is 3 kg, so ....

Cooking Time = 3 x 30 = 90 minutes

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