Using a range of multiplicative strategies.

In Maths we have been learning to use a range of multiplicative strategies when operating with whole numbers.

The strategies we have been learning are:

- Estimate the reasonableness of large problems like 1 788 – 891. Could 497 be right?

- Use multiplication to solve addition and subtraction problems eg.

64 – 48 = as (8 x 8) – (6 x 8) = 2 x 8= 16

- Use doubling / halving, trebling/ thirding and adjusting to solve multiplication problems,

eg. 12 x 50 solved as 4 x 150= 600

- Use an algorithm to solve multiplication problems.

- Solve problems using simple cube numbers .

- Use an algorithm to solve division problems.

Here is a link to my Multiplicative Strategies Assessment which shows that I know why and how I use particular strategies. This doc also has screenshots to show which IXL activities I have completed as part of my learning.

My next step in my Maths Learning is…… (insert your next step here - This will be a strategy that you have not yet completed or are still unsure about how to do it. ) Year 7/8 Standard: Use appropriate scales, devices, and metric units for length, area, volume and capacity, weight (mass), temperature, angle, and time.

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