Mental Shrek

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```					Welcome to Mental Shrek!

Get Shrek to randomly generate some mental maths problems in a 'rea

There are three operations to select from, just choose the appropriate tab at th
Then enter a range appropriate to your class in the "maximum" boxes;

e.g. Addition: Max 1st of 100 and Max 2nd of 100 will result in a total up to 20
Subtraction: Max invited of 200 and Max absences of 50 will result in answers
Multiplication: Max per day of 10 and Max days of 5 will result in products up

Then move the images that cover each part of the problem to show the questio
Pressing F9 will generate the next question.
By showing the answer you can generate 'missing box' style questions to furth
(Your LEA consultant will like that bit!)

By this method, you can generate division questions from the "Multiplication S
(My brain hurt trying to get Excel not to derive fractions of integers! Although I solved this
"Who wants to be a Mathematician?" also available from this site.)

NB Each worksheet is protected to ease the movement of the images. If you f
the columns wide enough (ie you see ###) you can unprotect the sheet - the

Enjoy!

Nigel Watson
nigel.watson@coldean.brighton-hove.sch.uk
roblems in a 'real-life' setting for you!

propriate tab at the bottom.
m" boxes;

in a total up to 200.
result in answers between 150 and 200.
ult in products up to 50.

o show the questions.

questions to further children's understanding.

e "Multiplication Shrek"
though I solved this in

e images. If you find that it won't display
ct the sheet - the password is 'pressure')
Shrek is having a dinner party.

He has                   2    princes                coming.

And                      2    witches                coming too.

How many chairs will Shrek need?

4

Maximum first             0     Maximum second   0
(Press F9 for next problem)
5               Shrek's party doesn't go well…

Not everyone can come to the party.

He invited          0    witches

but only            0    could make it!

How many seats will he need now?

0

Maximum invited      0

Maximum absences     0

(Press F9 for next problem)
Shrek trave
Shrek sets off for the Land of Far, Far, A

He travels          1   miles each day.

His journey takes            1   days.

How far does he travel?

1 miles.

Max. per day               Max. days

0                           0
(Press F9 for next problem)
ek travels!
of Far, Far, Away.

each day.

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