Year 4 Estimate and Use Inverse Operations Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 4 Estimate and Use Inverse Operations Maths Challenge develops pupils’ rounding and checking skills. Pupils will use their knowledge of rounding to help find possible calculations to reach an estimated answer. They will practise rounding 4-digit numbers to the nearest hundred to help them estimate. Children will also practise using the inverse operation to check their calculations.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number: Addition and subtraction
Mathematics Year 4: (4C3) Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation