Year 5 Multiply 4 Digits by 2 Digits

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Multiply 4 Digits by 2 Digits activity builds on pupils’ understanding of multiplying 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers to multiply 4-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers. Pupils will multiply 4 digits by 2 digits using the column method, complete a statement correct, and complete a multi-step problem.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
(5C6a) Multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts
(5C7a) Multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one- or two-digit number using a formal written method, including long multiplication for two-digit numbers