KS1 Maths Quiz
Year 2 Calculation - Addition Language
Addition, plus, more than, total, altogether and sum are all words which mean add.

Year 2 Calculation - Addition Language

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and Numeracy for children aged 6 and 7 in year 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with understanding the language of addition.

In Year 2, children extend their understanding of the language of addition to include the word sum. They should already know words such as add, addition, plus, more than, total and altogether. Recognising and understanding the language of addition is essential in order to be able to make decisions about which operation to use to solve calculations and problems.

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  1. Question 1

    What is the sum of 7, 9 and 3?
    To find 'the sum' add all the numbers together
  2. Question 2

    What is the total of 12, 3 and 5?
    To find the total, add all the numbers together
  3. Question 3

    Which word could be used in this number sentence?
    7 ___ 5 = 12
    Plus means add
  4. Question 4

    I have 4 cakes, 5 buns and 2 biscuits. How many treats do I have altogether?
    The clue word in the problem is 'altogether'
  5. Question 5

    Which of the following is not an addition word?
    Division is not adding or finding a total or sum
  6. Question 6

    How much is 6 more than 8?
    'More than' means counting on from one number
  7. Question 7

    38 is the total of which 2 numbers?
    To find the total, add all the numbers together
  8. Question 8

    What is the symbol for addition?
    This sign means to add
  9. Question 9

    Which word could be used in this number sentence?
    9 ___ 6 = 15
    To add means to count up the total of all the numbers together
  10. Question 10

    15 is the sum of which 2 numbers?
    The sum of the numbers is what you find when they are added together

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