Year 6 Solve Multi-Step Problems Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Solve Multi-Step Problems Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils’ abilty to solve addition and subtraction problems that involve more than one step. Pupils will determine the possible distance between two planets when given a total distance travelled and two other distances. 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: (6C4) Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why