Year 2

Exploring how bar models represent word problems

Year 2

Exploring how bar models represent word problems

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will use bar models to represent multiplication and division problems.

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3 Questions

Q1.
Which equation could you use for the following bar model...?
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3 + 3 = 6
Correct answer: 3 x 3 = 9
9 - 3 = 6
Q2.
Is this bar model correct?
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Correct answer: No
Yes
Q3.
Is this bar model correct?
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Correct answer: No
Yes

3 Questions

Q1.
Does the following bar model represent the equation: 6 x 6 = 12?
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Correct answer: No
Yes
Q2.
Mrs Crane has used the counters to represent an equation. Which equation is she representing?
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10 + 10 = 20
2 + 10 = 12
Correct answer: 2 x 10 = 20
Q3.
Mrs Crane needs to match the bar model to the correct question. Can you choose the correct question to match the bar model?
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Mrs Crane gave out the children in her class 5 bags of apples each containing 3 apples. How many apples did she give out in total?
Correct answer: Mrs Crane gave out the children in her class three bags of apples each containing 5 apples. How many apples did she give out in total?