Today we are learning how to solve problems. You must decide whether to use addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

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Today we are learning how to solve problems. You must decide whether to use addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

To solve the problems you will need to… 1. Read the problem through twice. 2. Look out for any numbers. 3. Decide how to solve it. + - x :-

Can you solve this one? Joe, Richard and Sam collected marbles. Joe had 10, Richard had 5 and Sam had twice as many as Joe. 1. How many did Sam have? 2. How many do Richard and Joe have altogether? 3. Sam shares his marbles out between Joe and Richard. How many do they get each?

How did you work the problems out? Talk to your partner about HOW you did it. Talk to your partner about HOW you did it.

Now try this one! Tom has £1 to spend at the shop. 1. How much would he pay for an apple and an orange? 2. Tom buys a drink and an apple. How much change does he get? 10p 30p 50p

How did you work the problems out? Talk to your partner about HOW you did it. Talk to your partner about HOW you did it.

Can you work this problem out? An apple weighs 10 grams An apple weighs 10 grams A banana weighs 40 grams and a pear weighs 25 grams. A banana weighs 40 grams and a pear weighs 25 grams. How much do they weigh altogether? How much do they weigh altogether? How much more does the banana weigh than the apple? How much more does the banana weigh than the apple?

Time Problems My school bus arrives at 8.00am. It arrives at school at 8.25am. My school bus arrives at 8.00am. It arrives at school at 8.25am. How long does it take to get to school? How long does it take to get to school? My favourite programme starts at 5.30pm and lasts half an hour. What time does it finish? My favourite programme starts at 5.30pm and lasts half an hour. What time does it finish?

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