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Checking Answers Using an Inverse Operation: Multiplying or Dividing

In this worksheet, students check answers by carrying out an inverse operation.

'Checking Answers Using an Inverse Operation: Multiplying or Dividing' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:  Number

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Relationships Between Operations

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must use an inverse or opposite operation.

 

It is easy to make mistakes when using a calculator. 

Check your answers using an inverse operation.

 

Remember that MULTIPLYING and DIVIDING are inverses.

 

 
Example 1:    741 × 34 = 25194
Check:    25194 ÷ 34 = 741
 
Example 2:    8526 ÷ 29 = 294
Check:    294 × 29 = 8526

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

3976 ÷ 28 = 142
142 × 28 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

307 × 596 = 182972
182972 ÷ 596 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

11592 ÷ 56 = 207
207 × 56 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

993 × 450 = 446850
446850 ÷ 450 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

22015 ÷ 85 = 259
259 × 85 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

624 × 844 = 526656
526656 ÷ 844 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

26754 ÷ 78 = 343
343 × 78 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

777 × 821 = 637917
637917 ÷ 821 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

14880 ÷ 96 = 155
155 × 96 =
 

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

3950 ÷ 25 = 158
158 × 25 =
 
  • Question 1

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

3976 ÷ 28 = 142
142 × 28 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
3976
  • Question 2

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

307 × 596 = 182972
182972 ÷ 596 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
307
  • Question 3

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

11592 ÷ 56 = 207
207 × 56 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
11592
  • Question 4

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

993 × 450 = 446850
446850 ÷ 450 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
993
  • Question 5

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

22015 ÷ 85 = 259
259 × 85 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
22015
  • Question 6

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

624 × 844 = 526656
526656 ÷ 844 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
624
  • Question 7

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

26754 ÷ 78 = 343
343 × 78 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
26754
  • Question 8

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

777 × 821 = 637917
637917 ÷ 821 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
777
  • Question 9

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

14880 ÷ 96 = 155
155 × 96 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
14880
  • Question 10

Check the answer using an inverse operation for the given operation.

3950 ÷ 25 = 158
158 × 25 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
3950
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