Problem Solving

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

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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.
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.
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 Problems

Word Problems

A set of word problems which provide children with further practice at answering these types of Maths questions.
7 - 11

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.
7 - 11

Rainforest Maths Challenges

A set of Maths problems based on a trip to RHS Wisley (but questions could be adapted for different locations).
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Time

Solving Problems - Time

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

Word Problems

A set of word problems involving different functions and testing the children's ablility to identify what functions are needed to answer word problems.
7 - 11

Lunar Theme Park

A problem solving activity in which children have to design their own theme park.
7 - 11
Addition Secret Trails

Addition Secret Trails

Five secret trails challenges aimed at different levels of ability.
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Addition Word Problems

A set of word problems based on addition.