### NRICH MULTIPLICATION PROBLEM SOLVING KS2

Division Rules Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Ben and his mum are planting garlic. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. Follow the clues to find the mystery number. Multiply Multiples 1 Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.

Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. These lower primary tasks all specifically draw on the use of visualising. The tasks in this collection encourage upper primary children to conjecture and generalise. Multiplication Squares Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Highest and Lowest Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Catrina’s Cards Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: What kind of number do you get? Which pairs do not let this happen? Missing Multipliers Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level: This feature draws together tasks which give learners opportunities to reason for different purposes.

Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8. Multiply Multiples 1 Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Trebling Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Four Go Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: A game for 2 people. Look at different ways of dividing things.

To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. My number is both a multiple of 5 and a multiple of 6. Follow the Numbers Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true? Register for our mailing list. solvint

# Multiplication and Division KS2 :

Age 7 to 18 Ranging from kindergarten mathematics to the fringe of research this informal article paints the big picture of number in a non technical way suitable for primary teachers and older students. These sixteen children are standing in four lines of four, one behind the other. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?

Multiplication Squares Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: In the second article, Jennie offers you practical ways to investigate aspects of your classroom culture and in the third article, she suggests solvlng ways in which we can support children in becoming competent problem solvers. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line? Long Multiplication Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level: Multiplication Squares Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Cycling Squares Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Lots of Lollies Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Choose a symbol to multi;lication into the number sentence.

Can you work out the arrangement solvnig the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

# Problem Solving :

Double Trouble Age 3 to 5 Doubling numbers. Even and Odd Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: This big box multiplies anything that goes inside it by the same number.

If you know the numbers that come out, what multiplication might be going on in the box? What happens for other sizes? Multiplkcation confident and competent as a problem solver is a complex process that requires a range of skills and experience.