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Calculate Without a Calculator (2)

In this worksheet, students will pretend that the '5' key on their calculator is broken and select alternative ways to carry out the given calculations.

'Calculate Without a Calculator (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multi-Step Add/Subtract Problems

Popular topics:   Ratio worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you have to select alternative ways of carrying out the given calculations because the '5' key is broken on your calculator.




Work out   56 45



We could, for example, halve the first number and double the second to get

28 90


There are many other strategies that you could use, but the important thing is to end up with the correct answer without using the number 5!


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