# Mixed mental calculations

## Guess my Number

Solve a variety of 1 and 2 step think of a number problems

16 mixed 1 step problem cards with matching numbers          A          B

Make up 1 step problem cards to match numbers          A          B

Make up 1 step problem cards for          numbers 1 – 10          multiples of 3

16 mixed 2 step problem cards with matching […]

## Spaceships

Solve problems within the fun context of aliens from another planet

Spaceship problems          Bipods + Quadripods          Tripods + Pentapods          Tripods + Octapods

Spaceship problems          Quadripods + Heptapods          Hexapods + Nonapods

Spaceship cards set          Bipods + Pentapods          Tripods + Heptapods          Quadripods + Hexapods

Spaceship cards set          Quadripods + Nonapods          Heptapods + Octapods

Nrich Maths          Zios and Zepts

## Spinners

Spin the spinners then used mixed calculations to make target numbers

Mixed 1U and U spinners with target numbers          up to 20

Mixed 1U and U spinners with target numbers          multiples of 2          multiples of 5          multiples of 10

Mixed 1U and U spinners with target numbers       […]

## Number Balance

Calculate missing numbers to make the scales balance

Mixed operations one side solved          A          B

Mixed operations both sides open          A          B

Mixed operations problem          In the Balance

Nrich Maths          Sort Them Out 2

## Calculation Balance

Balance the scales by making both sides equal

Subtraction within 10          A          B

Subtraction within 20          A          B

Multiplication easier          A          B

Multiplication harder          A          B

Division          A          B

Mixed Calculations easier          A          B

Mixed Calculations harder          A          B

Mixed Calculations Balance Cards          Set 1          Set 2

Nrich Maths          Add the Weights          Sort Them Out 2

## Bags of Sweets

A problem solving approach utilising a mixture of mental calculations

Sweet Bag Totals with 2 – 5 sweets          A          B

Sweet Bag Totals with 6 – 9 sweets          A          B

Bags of 2 – 5 sweets          2 bags 24 sweets          2 bags 42 sweets

Bags of 2 – 5 sweets          3 bags 20 sweets          3 bags 32 sweets

Bags of 2 – 5 […]

## Function Machine 2

Explore 1 and 2 step function machines in a variety of ways using this very flexible resource

Number Machines          subtract 1 and 3          subtract 2 and 4          subtract 5 and 8          subtract 6 and 7

Number Machines          multiply by 2 and 5          multiply by 3 and […]

## Ace Maths Games

Great fun mental maths games with an added element of strategical reasoning.

Available to buy – contact me to buy a book pack (including a pack of cards and counters) at a reduced price of £7 a pack including P&P. Further discounts on offer for purchase of multiple books.

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## Function Machine

Calculate inputs and outputs with a choice of using single or double operations

Function Machine Tables using single rule and mixed operations          A          B          C          D

Function Machine Tables using double rule and mixed operations          A          B          C

Function Machine Tables blank template          single rule          double rule

Function Machine for use with function cards          single rule          double rule

Function Machine Cards          Set 1          Set 2          Set 3

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## Crazy Counter

Use the buttons to make the target number in as few steps as you can

Crazy Counter Double Halve Add 3 Subtract 2          find the target number          find the buttons pressed

Crazy Counter Double Halve Add 5 Subtract 3          find the target number          find the buttons pressed

Crazy Counter Multiply by 4 Divide by 3 Add 5 […]