Year 2 Addition and subtraction Return to Primary Maths Resources
Thinking of a number
Give students the following instructions.
- I’m thinking of a number. I multiply it by 5 and then subtract 7. The answer is 58. What number was I thinking of?
- I’m thinking of a number I multiply it by 3.I then subtract 6.I then divide by 2 and then add 5. The answer is 23. What was my number?