# Year 5 Word Problems Multiplication and Division 1

### Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Word Problems Multiplication and Division 1 activity checks pupils’ understanding of solving multiplication and division problems. Pupils will apply their knowledge of multiplying by 10 to a true or false question, calculate the number of rows in a cinema by dividing by 10, calculating the area of a field by multiplying with a formal multiplication method, calculate the number of packs of tennis balls needed using a formal division method, and calculate the number of bouquets that can be made with a given number of flowers using a formal division method.

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### National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
(5C6b) Multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000
(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
(5C7b) Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context