# Year 6 Word Problems Multiplication and Division 1

### Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Word Problems Multiplication and Division 1 activity checks pupils’ understanding of solving multiplication and division problems using formal written methods. Pupils will state whether a multiplication calculation is correct or not and then calculate the correct answer, use multiplication to calculate the total sales of a car within a week, use division to calculate how many boxes will be required to deliver cupcakes, use division to calculate how many boxes of scarves are sold at a football match, and use division to calculate how many pallets of bricks will be required to fill a delivery.

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### National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Multiplication and Division:
(6C7a) Multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication
(6C7b) Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context
(6C7c) Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context