## Balancing Calculations

Find the missing number to balance the calculations. An excellent tool for reinforcing an understanding of the role of the equals sign. Choose one objective, or many. You can choose all the objectives for a single year group (or multiple year groups). You can also choose to balance between different types of calculations (eg subtraction and division)

### Game Objectives

**New Maths Curriculum:**

Year 3: Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables

Year 4: Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12

Year 5: Multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts

Year 6: Perform mental calculations, including with mixed operations and large numbers

**Primary Framework Objectives:**

**Year 2:**

**Year 3:**

Multiply one-digit and two-digit numbers by 10 or 100, and describe the effect

**Year 4: **

Derive and recall multiplication facts up to 10 x 10 and the related division facts.

**Year 5:**

Recall quickly multiplication facts up to 10 × 10 ,derive quickly corresponding division facts.

**Year 6: **

Calculate mentally with integers and decimals U.t ± U.t, TU × U, TU ÷ U, U.t × U, U.t ÷ U