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Details for problem "Draw dice pips for correct sum"

Quickname: 5491

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 1 Grade 2

Elementary School, Primary School.


First steps to subtraction skills: Add dice pips so that sum of multiple dice is correct.


First steps to subtraction skills: Add dice pips so that sum of multiple dice is correct. (Example for this math problem)


This problem can be used to introduce the complement method for subtraction.

Rows of dice faces are shown. One of the dices' faces is empty. Pips have to be drawn for this dice so that the total sum of all the dice in the row equals a given value.

The number of problems and the number of rows for a problem can be selected. The Sum that all dice face have to add up to can be specified in the following way:

Every set of rows for a problem targets the same sum. The rows of dice are separated by lines. This may be misleading in some situations or for some audiences, it is advisable to select only a single row per problem in this case.

Topics: Arithmetic Decimal system Elementary arithmetic Numbers Written form

Tags: Addition Drawing

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Number of rows per problem
1, 2, 3
Number of dice
2-4, 2, 3, 4
10 or 20, 10, 15 or 20, random

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