# Inverse Operations: Which One Works?

In this worksheet, students choose the correct inverse operation to return to the original number in a calculation.

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Relationships Between Operations

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#### Worksheet Overview

This simple worksheet is about inverses or opposites.

Example:

An inverse operation takes you back to your original number.

So, subtraction is the inverse of addition and vice versa.

29 + 17 = 46.
46 - 17 = 29.

and division is the inverse of multiplication.

13 × 4 = 52.
52 ÷ 4 = 13.

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