# Year 4 Efficient Multiplication Game

### Teacher Specific Information

This Year 4 Efficient Multiplication Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of the different methods of mental multiplication. Pupils will select the possible methods they could use to solve a calculation, identify the reason a chosen method is inefficient, and decide whether  a calculation can be used to solve another calculation.

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### National Curriculum Objectives

Multiplication and Division

Mathematics Year 4: (4C6a) Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12

Mathematics Year 4: (4C6b) Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers

Mathematics Year 4: (4C6c) Recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations

Mathematics Year 4: (4C8) Solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects