Reasoning Paper: Calculations
Typical calculation questions for the KS2 Reasoning Paper. They are taken from across the whole range of calculating, from Year 3 through to Year 6.
Easier Questions (Y3)
Typical questions taken from the Year 3 Programme of Study, which should be easy marks to pick up.
Use knowledge of place value to complete addition statements.
Missing digits: addition and subtraction.
Finding the missing digits in addition calculations with 3-digit numbers.
Word problems involving two steps to solve, with marks for showing correct working out.
Missing Digits and Problem Solving (Y4)
These are all similar to questions on past papers, taken from the Year 4 Programme of Study. Again, fairly easy marks to pick up as long as care is taken.
Finding the missing digits in addition calculations with 4-digit numbers.
Solve problems involving two steps with numbers in the thousands.
Complete the multiplication grids - easier.
Missing numbers on multiplication grid - random order.
More missing numbers on multiplication grids.
Multiplication and Problem Solving (Y5)
The questions taken from the Year 5 Programme of Study tend to be on multiplication, multiples, prime and square numbers.
Harder 2-step word problems typical of those found on the KS2 Reasoning Papers.
There are some easy marks to be picked up on the Reasoning Paper, including questions such as the ones on this set, finding 10 times greater or smaller than numbers.
Multiply and divide decimals by 10, 100 or 1000.
Mentally dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1 000.
Placing prime and square numbers on a Venn diagram.
Long multiplication with missing digits.
Harder Multi-step Problems (Y6)
These are the hardest types of questions on the test, taken from the Year 6 Programme of Study.
Solve word problems involving division.
Solve multi-step word problems, showing the method used.