*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 recognising the place value of each digit in a two-digit number (tens, ones) and partitioning numbers in different ways.*

Partitioning numbers means being able to recognise the value of each digit within a number given by its place, and separate or 'split' the number into its component parts. For example, 23 could be partitioned into place values of 20 and 3 (2 tens and 3 units), and 456 could be partitioned into 400, 50 and 6 (4 hundreds, 5 tens and 6 units). Partitioning can also be done in different ways - for example, 23 could be partitioned into 13 and 10.

Try this quiz to see how well you do with partitioning numbers.

Question 1

How could you partition 25?

10 + 10

50 + 2

20 + 5

2 + 5

25 is 2 tens and 5 units

Question 2

How could you partition 47?

14 + 17

4 + 7

70 + 4

40 + 7

47 is 4 tens and 7 units

Question 3

How could you partition 56?

15 + 16

5 + 6

50 + 60

20 + 36

The 5 tens in 56 could be split into 20 and 30

Question 4

How could you partition 46?

10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 6

4 + 6

40 + 6 + 6

4 + 4 + 4 + 6

There are 4 tens in 46

Question 5

How could you partition 18?

1 + 8

10 + 8

80 + 1

18 + 8

18 is a ten and 8 units

Question 6

How could you partition 28?

2 + 8

10 + 18

20 + 80

10 + 28

There are 2 tens in 28

Question 7

What is the value of the 6 in 46?

6

60

16

600

46 can be partitioned into 4 tens and 6 units

Question 8

What is 69 - 30?

63

66

39

36

There are 6 tens in 69 - taking away 3 of them leaves 3

Question 9

What is the value of the 3 in 35?

3

30

300

33

35 can be partitioned into 30 and 5

Question 10

What is 78 - 20?

28

55

76

58

There are 7 tens in 78 - taking away 2 of them leaves 5