Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 6 Problem 23 With Yr 5 Buddie

PREDICT:

I predict that this problem will be about place value.

READ:

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 ____

CLARIFY:

There was nothing in the problem that I needed to clarify.

MY TOOL:

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.

SUMMARY:

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.

ANSWER:

999 and 1000