Year 5

Year 5

# Calculating and interpreting the mean as an average

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will investigate problems involving calculating the mean average of a set of numbers.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below gives the answer for 26 ÷ 4 ?
3.5
5.5
6.6
Q2.
Which of the calculations below does not have a remainder?
17 ÷ 7
24 ÷ 7
31 ÷ 7
Q3.
In a year, Tori has spent £117 on 26 nail polish bottles. If all 26 nail polish bottles cost the same, how much does one cost?
£4.30
£4.40
£5.50
Q4.
Which of the calculations below has the smallest answer?
105 ÷ 42
357 ÷ 102
400 ÷ 200
Q5.
Melissa stayed in a hotel for 8 nights and paid £508 in total. How much did she pay per night?
£62.05
£64.60
£72.05

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the set of numbers below have a mean of 6?
4,4,7,12
6,12,6,6
6,6,7,14
Q2.
From the set of numbers below which does not have a mean of 8?
10,5,16,1
5, 4, 4, 19
8,9,8,7
Q3.
A footballer scores 3 goals in his first game, 5 goals in his second game and 1 goal in his third game. What is the average number of goals that he has scored across his games?
2
5
8
Q4.
6 people have the following number of sweets: 3,8,5,8,6. If they were to share the sweets equally between them how many would they each get?
5