# Connexions

You are here: Home » Content » Mathematics Grade 6 » To calculate by selecting and using operations appropriate to solving problems

### Lenses

What is a lens?

#### Definition of a lens

##### Lenses

A lens is a custom view of the content in the repository. You can think of it as a fancy kind of list that will let you see content through the eyes of organizations and people you trust.

##### What is in a lens?

Lens makers point to materials (modules and collections), creating a guide that includes their own comments and descriptive tags about the content.

##### Who can create a lens?

Any individual member, a community, or a respected organization.

##### What are tags?

Tags are descriptors added by lens makers to help label content, attaching a vocabulary that is meaningful in the context of the lens.

#### In these lenses

• GETIntPhaseMaths

This module and collection are included inLens: Siyavula: Mathematics (Gr. 4-6)
By: Siyavula

Module Review Status: In Review
Collection Review Status: In Review

Click the "GETIntPhaseMaths" link to see all content selected in this lens.

Click the tag icon to display tags associated with this content.

### Recently Viewed

This feature requires Javascript to be enabled.

### Tags

(What is a tag?)

These tags come from the endorsement, affiliation, and other lenses that include this content.

Inside Collection (Course):

Course by: Siyavula Uploaders. E-mail the author

# To calculate by selecting and using operations appropriate to solving problems

Module by: Siyavula Uploaders. E-mail the author

1.1 1 065

1.2 2 466

1.3 28 745

1.4 50 271

1.5 373 097

1.6 462 563

12 54 24

42 30 18

36 6 48

## LEANER SECTION

### To use a series of techniques to perform calculations [LO 1.10.1]

1. Read the following questions attentively. Then decide which operations you need to use to find the answers. Use your pocket calculator and write down the number that is:

1.1 598 more than 467

1.2 2 346 less than 4 812

1.3 5 098 more than 23 647

1.4 46 138 less than 96 409

1.5 123 516 more than 249 581

1.6 435 091 less than 897 654

### PUZZLE!

• Complete the following magic square. The sum of the numbers down, across or diagonally is 90.
 12 _______ _______ _______ 30 18 _______ _______ _______

### TIME FOR SELF-ASSESSMENT

 I can count forwards and backwards in hundreds. (LO 1.9) 1 2 3 4 I can count forwards and backwards in thousands. (LO 1.9) 1 2 3 4 I can count forwards and backwards in ten thousands. (LO 1.9) 1 2 3 4 I can complete number sequences by observing the patterns. (LO 2.1) 1 2 3 4 I can write numbers by means of expanded notation. (LO 1.10) 1 2 3 4 I am able to read hundred thousands from a number line. (LO 1.4 en LU 1.10) 1 2 3 4 I can fill in the relationship signs (< ; > ; =) correctly. (LO 1.3) 1 2 3 4

## Assessment

Learning Outcome 1: The learner will be able to recognise, describe and represent numbers and their relationships, and to count, estimate, calculate and check with competence and confidence in solving problems.

Assessment Standard 1.8: We know this when the learner estimates and calculates by selecting and using operations appropriate to solving problems that involve:

1.8.2: addition and subtraction of whole numbers.

Learning Outcome 1: The learner will be able to recognise, describe and represent numbers and their relationships, and to count, estimate, calculate and check with competence and confidence in solving problems.

Assessment Standard 1.10:We know this when the learner uses a range of techniques to perform written and mental calculations with whole numbers including:

1.10.1: adding, subtracting and multiplying in columns.

## Content actions

PDF | EPUB (?)

### What is an EPUB file?

EPUB is an electronic book format that can be read on a variety of mobile devices.

PDF | EPUB (?)

### What is an EPUB file?

EPUB is an electronic book format that can be read on a variety of mobile devices.

#### Collection to:

My Favorites (?)

'My Favorites' is a special kind of lens which you can use to bookmark modules and collections. 'My Favorites' can only be seen by you, and collections saved in 'My Favorites' can remember the last module you were on. You need an account to use 'My Favorites'.

| A lens I own (?)

#### Definition of a lens

##### Lenses

A lens is a custom view of the content in the repository. You can think of it as a fancy kind of list that will let you see content through the eyes of organizations and people you trust.

##### What is in a lens?

Lens makers point to materials (modules and collections), creating a guide that includes their own comments and descriptive tags about the content.

##### Who can create a lens?

Any individual member, a community, or a respected organization.

##### What are tags?

Tags are descriptors added by lens makers to help label content, attaching a vocabulary that is meaningful in the context of the lens.

| External bookmarks

#### Module to:

My Favorites (?)

'My Favorites' is a special kind of lens which you can use to bookmark modules and collections. 'My Favorites' can only be seen by you, and collections saved in 'My Favorites' can remember the last module you were on. You need an account to use 'My Favorites'.

| A lens I own (?)

#### Definition of a lens

##### Lenses

A lens is a custom view of the content in the repository. You can think of it as a fancy kind of list that will let you see content through the eyes of organizations and people you trust.

##### What is in a lens?

Lens makers point to materials (modules and collections), creating a guide that includes their own comments and descriptive tags about the content.

##### Who can create a lens?

Any individual member, a community, or a respected organization.

##### What are tags?

Tags are descriptors added by lens makers to help label content, attaching a vocabulary that is meaningful in the context of the lens.

| External bookmarks