Guidelines for the use of
Mental maths questions from Severn sources


Activity title:
Mental maths questions from Severn sources

Curriculum area: Maths

NC objectives: Maths: Ma1 1e), i), 2c), 3a), d), e), f) & h)

Main learning objective: To be able to work mentally to work out answers to questions from varying mathematical areas.


Activities and resource sheets

These mental maths questions have been written to be used as additional problems using specific operators or themes.

Note: 2-6k ‘Multiplication and division Severn word problems’ require written working rather than pure mental working and can be used as additional or more complex problems.


2.6 Guidelines - Mental maths questions

2.6a Mental maths questions for money

2.6b Answers - Mental maths questions for money

2.6c Mental maths questions for money 2

2.6d Answers - Mental maths questions for money 2

2.6e Mental maths questions measurement

2.6f Answers - Mental maths questions measurement

2.6g Mental maths questions percent and fractions

2.6h Answers - Mental maths questions percent and fractions

2.6i Mental maths questions add and subtract

2.6j Answers - Mental maths questions add and subtract

2.6k Multiplication and division Severn word problems

2.6l Answers - Multiplication and division Severn word problems