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Lesson 4: Solving Word Problems with Addition

Brain Teaser!

To warm up your brain - see if you can solve this puzzle... wink

 

HOW MANY TRIANGLES CAN YOU SEE IN THIS PICTURE?

Solving Word Problems using Column Addition

 

Today you are going to be applying your skills on column addition, that you've been practising, to word problems.

In class whenever we have looked at word problems, we used something called RUCSAC. Discuss with someone at home what you think this stands for?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a YouTube clip to help you understand how to use RUCSAC to solve word problems laugh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhs4Bx-k-wc

 

Below is a PowerPoint with example questions that you can go through with someone at home to help you practice and understand before you move onto the main activity.

PowerPoint: Word Problems using Column Addition

Activity

When you have understood what RUCSAC is and how to use it, we would like you to put it into practice by solving some word problems using column addition.

Below are different word problem sheets. One star, two star and 3 star; choose the one you feel comfortable with but do challenge yourself!

You must complete at least ONE sheet smiley

There are also printable versions too.

Do not mark these as we will self-assess tomorrow!

 

 

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