Year 6 Formulae Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Formulae Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ ability to create different formulae. Pupils will apply their knowledge to help Belinda the baker to work out the contents of her boxes using formulae.

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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 6: (6A1) Express missing number problems algebraically

Mathematics Year 6: (6A2) Use simple formulae

Mathematics Year 6: (6A4) Find pairs of numbers that satisfy an equation with two unknowns

Mathematics Year 6: (6A5) Enumerate possibilities of combinations of two variables