Add More than Four Digits Video Tutorial

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Learn how to use the formal column method for adding four and five-digit numbers in this Add More than Four Digits Video Tutorial. You will need a pen and paper to answer the questions using the formal column method. Can you remember how to make an exchange if a place value column totals more than 9?

Teacher Specific Information

Jade provides a practical demonstration of formal column addition with four and five-digit numbers in this Add More than Four Digits Video Tutorial. She uses key terminology including: ones, tens, hundreds, thousands and tens of thousands, as well as place value and column method.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number: Addition and Subtraction
Mathematics Year 5: (5C2) Add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including using formal written methods (columnar addition and subtraction)