Maths Support Summer 2 Week 2

Next week in Maths, the children will be focusing on addition and subtraction using the column method. When writing down sums, separate the numbers into units, tens, hundreds and thousands. List the numbers in a column and always start adding with the units first.

So when adding together 7948 + 1223, you should write it down like this:

addiing the sum 7948 + 1223


Writing it down

If the numbers are too high or too difficult to subtract in your head, write them down in columns. Always start subtracting with the units first.Subtractio: 6418 - 1223 = 5195


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