# Find pairs of numbers that sum to 10

I can find pairs of numbers that sum to ten.

# Find pairs of numbers that sum to 10

I can find pairs of numbers that sum to ten.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Ten can be partitioned into pairs of numbers that sum to ten.
- Quickly remembering these number pairs is important for later work.
- Knowledge of odd and even numbers can be used to decide if a pair of numbers sums to 10.
- One number pair can be used to help you find another number pair.

### Common misconception

Some children may revert to inefficient counting strategies involving counting in ones.

Provide additional practice and display visuals to support around room. Play games to promote fluency little and often as part of daily activities.

### Keywords

Sum - The result of adding two or more numbers.

Pair - Two together, often with something in common.

Odd - Any whole number that cannot be put into pairs.

Even - Any whole number that can be put into pairs.

### Licence

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## Video

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

9 + 1 = 10

8 + 2 = 10

10 = 7 + 3

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

Less than 10

Equal to 10

Greater than 10