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Check Your Answers Using Inverse Operations

In this worksheet, students will check their answers with a calculator by using the correct inverse operation.

'Check Your Answers Using Inverse Operations' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Relationships Between Operations

Popular topics:   Ratio worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

It is very important to check your answers using an inverse operation.


You can use a calculator.


purple calculator


Remember that....


Adding and subtracting are inverses.

Multiplying and dividing are inverses.


Example 1

594 - 26 = 568


Check by doing:

568 + 26 = 594


Example 2

41,820 ÷ 85 = 492


Check by doing

492 × 85 = 41,820


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