Solving Maths Problems using a Table Strategy

How many people can sit at tables?

Watch the video and then solve the following problem…

  • How many people can sit at 15 tables?
  • How many people can sit at 25 tables?

Show your working out – you may like to use a table, number sentences or begin to use algebra to solve this problem.

How many toothpicks to make houses?

Watch the video and then solve the following problem…

  • How many toothpicks would be needed for 25 houses?
  • How many people can sit at 120 houses?

Show your working out – you may like to use a table, number sentences or begin to use algebra to solve this problem.