# Problem solving - number

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Contributor: Ray Lowe
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If your class is struggling with problem solving, then we’ve got the solution.

Year 5 Problem solving – number comprises differentiated activities based upon the number problem-solving objectives in the year 5 maths curriculum.

Activities include scaffolded word problems and investigations alongside explanations, teaching notes and answers.

### What's included?

• 9 comprehensive activities differentiated to three levels
• teaching notes, explanations and step-by-step answers
• space for workings.

Topics featured:

• place value problems
• addition and subtraction problems, including money
• multiplication and division problems, including factors, squares, scaling
• fractions, decimals and equivalence.

### What's inside?

Unit 1 - Place value number problems (pages 5-20)

• Place value number problems introduction
• Place value number problems questions
• Place value number problems answers

Unit 2 - Place value practical problems (pages 21-32)

• Place value practical problems introduction
• Place value practical problems questions
• Place value practical problems answers

Unit 3 - Addition and subtraction problems (pages 33-59)

• Addition and subtraction problems introduction
• Addition and subtraction problems questions

Unit 4 - Length, perimeter and area (pages 60-80)

• Length, perimeter and area introduction
• Length, perimeter and area questions
• Length, perimeter and area answers

Unit 5 - Multiplication and division, factors and squares (pages 81-98)

• Multiplication and division, factors and squares introduction
• Multiplication and division, factors and squares questions
• Multiplication and division, factors and squares answers

Unit 6 - Multiplication and division operations (pages 99-113)

• Multiplication and division operations introduction
• Multiplication and division operations questions
• Multiplication and division operations answers

Unit 7 - Multiplication and division - scaling (pages 114-120)

• Multiplication and division - scaling introduction
• Multiplication and division - scaling questions
• Multiplication and division - scaling answers

Unit 8 - Fractions and decimal places (pages 127-151)

• Fractions and decimal places introduction
• Fractions and decimal places questions
• Fractions and decimal places answers

Unit 9 - Fractions equivalence - fractions, decimals and percentages (pages 152-167)

• Fractions equivalence - fractions, decimals and percentages introduction
• Fractions equivalence - fractions, decimals and percentages questions
• Fractions equivalence - fractions, decimals and percentages answers

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Year 5 problem solving - number
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### All reviews

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11/05/2020

Great resource - clearly laid out, very useful. Thank you.

Andrea Lambert

28/04/2020

Great resource, thanks so much. Would it be possible to have this like the Year 6 booklet, as a Word document rather than a PDF, as many of my parents at school don't have printers, so being able to type the answers in means they can still access.

Jane Harris

26/04/2020

01/04/2020

11/05/2020

Great resource - clearly laid out, very useful. Thank you.

Andrea Lambert

28/04/2020

Great resource, thanks so much. Would it be possible to have this like the Year 6 booklet, as a Word document rather than a PDF, as many of my parents at school don't have printers, so being able to type the answers in means they can still access.

Jane Harris

26/04/2020

01/04/2020

unable to access the problem solving free resource

jennie hammond

22/03/2020

Hi just to let you know unable to access the problem solving booklets.

angela brown

19/03/2020