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Calculate Without Using a Calculator

In this worksheet, students will be asked to find alternative ways to solve a calculation rather than using the most obvious approach. The student will be tested on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

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In this activity, you will be asked to find alternative ways of carrying out the given calculations, as if the '5' key is broken on your calculator.

As a mathematician, it's important you are able to find different ways of solving a calculation, as this demonstrates you have a great set of skills!





Work out 127 + 25 =



127 + 10 + 10 + 2 + 2 + 1 = 152


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