## Balancing Sums

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 addition and multiplication).

### Game Objectives

**New Maths Curriculum:**

Year 5: Add and subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers

Year 6: Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

**Primary Framework Objectives:**

**Year 2:**

Add or subtract mentally combinations of one-digit and two-digit numbers

**Year 4:**

Add or subtract mentally pairs of two-digit whole numbers

**Year 5:**

Use efficient written methods to add and subtract whole numbers and decimals with up to two places

**Year 6:**

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