Year 3

Year 3

Using bar models to solve word problems (Part 1)

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Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will solve word problems using bar models as a visual tool to aid comparison between two values.

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5 Questions

Q1.
If I have £1 to spend in a shop and I spend 47p- how much change will I receive?
52p
63p
Q2.
If I have £1 to spend in a shop and I spend 68p- how much change will I receive?
12p
42p
Q3.
If I have £5 to spend in a shop and I spend £3 and 22p- how much change will I receive?
£1 and 77p
£2 and 77p
Q4.
If I have £5 to spend in a shop and I spend £1 and 91p- how much change will I receive?
£2.09
£4.09
Q5.
If I have £10 to spend in a shop and I spend £7 and 22p- how much change will I receive?
£2.77
£3.78

5 Questions

Q1.
Bia baked a cake. She added 55g of flour. Then she added 35g more. How much flour is there now?
20g
95g
Q2.
Alessandra had £33. She spent £17 on a toy car. How much money does she have now?
£15
£50
Q3.
A packet of crisps costs 55p and a bottle of water costs 39p. How much do they both cost?