Year 6 Estimate to Check Answers Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Estimate to Check Answers Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils’ understanding of estimating to calculate answers. Pupils will estimate the answer to the calculations on the stepping stones to find stones that have a given value in order to find the path across the river. This problem solving activity supports deeper understanding of the objective.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Mathematics Year 6: (6C3) Use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy