Year 6 Mixed Addition and Subtraction Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Mixed Addition and Subtraction Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of adding and subtracting mixed numbers and improper fractions. Pupils will use the given fractions to complete an addition and subtraction calculation to help Preston unlock the safe.

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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 6: (6F2) Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination
Mathematics Year 6: (6F3) Compare and order fractions, including fractions > 1
Mathematics Year 6: (6F4) Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions
Mathematics Year 6: (6F11) Recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including in different contexts