Year 4 Efficient Multiplication Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 4 Efficient Multiplication Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of selecting the most efficient  methods of multiplication. Pupils will identify efficient methods of multiplying different numbers in order to locate the room the King is in.

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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