Part of our mental addition and subtraction range, this resource covers the strategy compensating when carrying out a mental subtraction.
The pack contains a set of 6 A4 sized posters. As a PDF, these could also be used on an interactive whiteboard. The posters go through an subtraction question step by step and show the children how to use compensating to solve it.
Our compensating series features Robin Hood as the hero of mental subtraction; a great visual reminder that compensating is all about taking from one and giving to another… robbing the rich to feed the poor.
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