# BVS Written Methods Success Criteria

Write each digit in the correct place value column.

If the answer is more than 10, write the carry digit above the calculation in the next column to the left.

##### Subtraction

Write each digit in the correct place value column with the biggest number on top.

Subtract the units column first.

If the top digit is less than the bottom one, you need to “take” one digit from the column to the left and put it next to the digit in the right column.

Carry on subtracting everything in each column until you have an answer.

##### Multiplication

Multiplying by a one digit number

Write each digit in the correct place value column.

Multiply the bottom unit by the top unit.

Multiply the bottom unit by the tens digit.

Put the digits in the correct column in the answer row.

2  4

X      6

1  4   4

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Multiplying by a one digit number

Write each digit in the correct place value column.

Place 0 in the units column as you are first multiplying by a multiple of 10.

Multiply the bottom tens number by the top unit.

Write the tens digit in the tens column and the hundreds, as a small digit, in the hundreds column.

Multiply the bottom tens number by the top tens number.

Continue with the units digit.

##### Division

Write the number sentence placing the bigger number in the bus stop.

Write down the multiples of the number you are dividing by.

See how many times the number you are dividing by (divisor) goes into the first digit.

Write any remainders on the left of the next digit in the bus stop.

See how many times the divisor goes into the next number.

Repeat until the remaining number is 0 or smaller than the divisor.

That will be the remainder so write r. followed by the number.

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