Problem Solving

A popular collection of maths problems and challenges for use in primary and secondary classrooms.

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Simside

Can your children put the eight numbers in the correct places in the grid?
7 - 11

Division Word Problems

Test your division skills with this set of word problems.
11 - 16

Heapersix

Will your pupils be able to make their own number puzzles like these ones?
7 - 11

Number Challenge

An investigation requiring children to use numbers in a variety of ways to find other numbers. 
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Measures

Solving Problems - Measures

A set of three differentiated worksheets, based around solving problems with measures. 
7 - 11

General Maths Word Problems

A variety of word problems to explore with the children in your class!
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Inverse Problems

Pages that deal with how to check answers by using the inverse.
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One Spare

Work out the answers to each sum and then see which digit is the 'One Spare'.
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Money

Solving Problems - Money

A set of three differentiated worksheets based around solving problems with money.
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Toffee Tin Investigation

A challenging Maths investigation, originally designed use with Year 6.
11 - 16

Knight Time

Can your knight travel around every number in the diagram?
7 - 11

Problem Solving Recording / Analysis Grid

An excellent way to record working out when doing word problems. 
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Numbers

Solving Problems - Numbers

A set of three differentiated worksheets, based around solving problems with numbers.
7 - 11
Word Problem Labels

Word Problem Labels

Word problems based on perimeter, area, time and distance, which are set out on address labels so the children can stick them in their books.
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KS2 Blank Word Problems Grid

A blank grid for teachers to record word problems on and for the children to then record their working out and answers on.