I predict that this problem will be about place value.
The digit sum for 195 is 1+9+5 or 15
The digit sum for 200 is 2+0+0 or 2
Find the two consecutive numbers that have digit sums of 27 and 1
____ and ____
There was nothing in the problem that I needed to clarify.
The tool I used to solve this problem was ‘Write a sum or number sentence’ .
THE BIG QUESTION:
What are the two consecutive numbers that have digit sums of 27 and 1.
Overall this problem was a bit tricky but I got through it OK with my year 5 buddie and I think that I did well with the place value component.
999 and 1000