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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division".

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- Addition Video A reminder of how to add two or more numbers using the column method.
- Basic Addition A self-marking exercise on addition with increasing levels of difficulty.
- Basic Division A self-marking exercise on dividing numbers of up to four digits by one or two-digit whole numbers using the formal written methods of short and long division
- Basic Multiplication A self-marking exercise on multiplication with increasing levels of difficulty.
- Basic Subtraction A self-marking exercise on subtraction with increasing levels of difficulty.
- Beat The Clock It is a race against the clock to answer 30 mental arithmetic questions. There are nine levels to choose from.
- Broken Calculator Some of the buttons are missing from this calculator. Can you make the totals from 1 to 20?
- Chain Challenge How fast can you perform all of the given operations without using a calculator?
- Clouds Can you work out which numbers are hidden behind the clouds in these calculations?
- Cracked Clock Quiz A self marking set of ten mathematical questions about a clock which cracked!
- Division Video A reminder of how to divide one number into another using short or long division.
- Equatero Find the expression from a series of guesses and clues.
- Make an expression Use the digits given to form an expression equivalent to the given total.
- Masad For each pair of numbers subtract the sum from the product then divide the result by 20 without a calculator.
- Multiplication Video A reminder of how to multiply two numbers using the column method or long multiplication.
- Numskull Interactive, randomly-generated, number-based logic puzzle designed to develop numeracy skills.
- Paradox Arrange the mathematical statements so as not to create a paradox.
- Subtraction Video A reminder of how to subtract one number from another using the column method.
- Which Operation? Decide which mathematical operation is required then use it to find the answers.

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