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Being able to recognise the missing number in a sequence is vitally important in maths.

# Year 2 Numbers - Place Value Problem Solving

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 using place value and number facts to solve problems.

Children in Year 2 begin to learn about what each digit in a number represents, or its place value. For example, in the number 34, there are 3 tens and 4 ones. They can use this knowledge of place values to solve problems using 100 squares, answer more than/less than questions, solve money problems and also use it to answer number bond questions.

Question 1
I have £1 and spend 50p. How much do I have left?
80p
20p
60p
50p
£1 is 100p. 50p less than this is 50p
Question 2
Which number is 20 less than 80?
60
67
63
70
’20 less’ means counting back 20 from 80, or subtracting 20
Question 3
Which number is missing from this number sentence?
12 + ? = 20
8
18
12
10
Knowing numbers bonds or pairs to 20 helps here
Question 4
Kate has 42p. Joe has 10p more. How much does Joe have?
62p
52p
32p
22p
10p more means adding one 10 in the tens column
Question 5
6
15
23
27
15 is one less than 16 and ten more than 5
Question 6
Which number is 4 more than 65?
66
69
79
80
‘4 more’ means adding 4 to 65
Question 7
Which number is 10 more than 43?
44
54
63
53
‘10 more’ means adding 10 to the number
Question 8
85
82
38
88
82 is one less than 83, and ten less than 92
Question 9
Which number is missing from this number sentence?
20 - ? = 13
17
23
7
13
13 + 7 = 20, so 20 – 7 must be 13!
Question 10
55
85
59
32
55 is one more than 54, and 10 more than 45
Author:  Angela Smith