Word problems

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Year 5 skills

  1. B.2 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
  2. B.9 Estimate sums and differences: word problems
  3. C.2 Multiply by one-digit numbers: word problems
  4. C.5 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  5. C.9 Estimate products: word problems
  6. C.15 Multiply by two-digit numbers: word problems
  7. C.17 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  8. D.2 Division facts to 12: word problems
  9. D.4 Divide by one-digit numbers: word problems
  10. D.5 Divide by one-digit numbers: interpret remainders
  11. D.8 Estimate quotients: word problems
  12. D.11 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  13. E.4 Divisibility rules: word problems
  14. G.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  15. H.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  16. I.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  17. I.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
  18. I.14 Fractions of a number: word problems
  19. J.4 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  20. J.6 Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators: word problems
  21. J.9 Add three or more fractions: word problems
  22. K.2 Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers: word problems
  23. K.4 Add, subtract and multiply decimals: word problems
  24. L.1 Multi-step word problems
  25. L.2 Word problems with extra or missing information
  26. L.3 Guess-and-check problems
  27. L.4 Find the order
  28. L.5 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  29. M.2 Add and subtract money: word problems
  30. M.3 Multiply money amounts: word problems
  31. M.4 Multiply money amounts with decimals: word problems
  32. M.5 Divide money amounts with decimals: word problems
  33. N.6 Number sequences: word problems
  34. S.4 Find start and end times: word problems

Year 6 skills

  1. B.2 Multiply whole numbers: word problems
  2. B.4 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  3. B.6 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  4. C.3 Divide by two-digit numbers: word problems
  5. C.5 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  6. E.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
  7. G.2 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
  8. G.5 Estimate sums and differences: word problems
  9. G.7 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  10. H.3 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  11. H.8 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
  12. I.2 Understanding fractions: word problems
  13. I.5 Fractions: word problems
  14. I.8 Compare fractions: word problems
  15. J.2 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  16. J.6 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  17. J.8 Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators: word problems
  18. K.6 Fractions of a number: word problems
  19. M.2 Add, subtract, multiply or divide two whole numbers: word problems
  20. M.5 Add, subtract, multiply or divide two decimals: word problems
  21. M.9 Add, subtract or multiply two fractions: word problems
  22. O.1 Estimate to solve word problems
  23. O.2 Word problems with multiple steps or extra or missing information
  24. O.3 Guess-and-check word problems
  25. O.4 Distance/direction to starting point
  26. O.5 Use logical reasoning to find the order
  27. P.2 Write a ratio: word problems
  28. P.7 Compare ratios: word problems
  29. Q.4 Compare percents and fractions: word problems
  30. Q.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
  31. Q.8 Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
  32. S.3 Add and subtract money amounts: word problems
  33. S.5 Multiply money: word problems
  34. S.7 Divide money amounts: word problems
  35. W.4 Number sequences: word problems
  36. X.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  37. Z.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
  38. Z.3 Solve word problems involving two-variable equations
  39. DD.7 Area and perimeter: word problems

Year 7 skills

  1. A.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
  2. C.5 Add and subtract integers: word problems
  3. E.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  4. E.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  5. E.6 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
  6. E.8 Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals: word problems
  7. F.4 Fractions: word problems with graphs and tables
  8. F.7 Compare fractions: word problems
  9. G.2 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  10. G.5 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  11. G.7 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  12. G.11 Multiply fractions and whole numbers: word problems
  13. G.14 Multiply fractions: word problems
  14. G.20 Divide fractions: word problems
  15. G.22 Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  16. J.4 Equivalent ratios: word problems
  17. J.6 Compare ratios: word problems
  18. J.9 Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
  19. J.11 Solve proportions: word problems
  20. K.7 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
  21. L.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
  22. L.8 Solve percent equations: word problems
  23. M.2 Add, subtract, multiply and divide money amounts: word problems
  24. N.1 Estimate to solve word problems
  25. N.2 Multi-step word problems
  26. N.3 Guess-and-check word problems
  27. N.4 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  28. N.5 Find the number of each type of coin
  29. N.6 Elapsed time word problems
  30. Q.5 Number sequences: word problems
  31. R.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  32. S.8 Solve equations: word problems
  33. T.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
  34. X.5 Area and perimeter: word problems