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Extra Maths Addition and Subtraction Challenges

In Year 4, your child should be able to:


Solve addition and subtraction two step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.


Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate.


Estimate and use inverse (the opposite) operations to check answers to a calculation.


Below are some different addition and subtraction investigations and challenges that your child could have a go at if they feel they are really secure with addition and subtraction. They should use scrap paper to do any working out.