Year 3 Reasoning Test Practice 4

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 3 Reasoning Test Practice 4 activity checks pupils’ understanding of subtraction and using the inverse, solving problems with fractions, counting in tenths, adding and subtracting fractions, and counting in multiples. After answering the question, pupils may need to select an appropriate explanation for their answer.

Pupils will use the inverse to check an answer, select the correct fraction calculation to solve a problem, identify patterns when counting in tenths, solve a subtraction calculation involving fractions and identify the missing numbers in a sequence.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – number and place value
(3N1b) Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100

Number – addition and subtraction
(3C2) Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction
(3C3) Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers

Number – Fractions
(3F1a) Count up and down in tenths; recognise that tenths arise from dividing an object into 10 equal parts and in dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10
(3F3) Compare and order unit fractions, and fractions with the same denominators
(3F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole [for example, 5/7 + 1/7 = 6/7 ]
(3F10) Solve problems that involve 3F1 – 3F4