# Bridge to 10 Strategy

### Bridge to 10 Strategy Worksheets

What is the bridge to 10 strategy? When adding a number close to 10 (or 100, etc), it can be useful to add as if it were 10 (or 100…), and adjust the answer up or down as needed.

For example: 29+7…Think 30+7 (=37) and then subtract 1 (=36).  Learning Bridge to 10 Addition An introduction to applying the Bridge to 10 strategy to addition facts. Learning Bridge to 10 Subtraction An introduction to applying the Bridge to 10 strategy to subtraction facts.  Bridge to Ten: Addition Solve the addition sums as quickly as possible using the bridge to 10 strategy. Bridge to Ten: Subtraction Solve the subtraction sums as quickly as possible using the bridge to 10 strategy.  Moving Around the Grid Sheet 1 Moving Around the Grid Sheet 2 Use knowledge of number to help work out which numbers belong in the shaded boxes (entire 100 grid). Grid Segments Sheet 1 Grid Segments Sheet 2 Use knowledge of number to help work out which numbers belong in the shaded boxes (individual grid segments).

### Mix of Strategy Worksheets  Strategies Worksheet Learn and apply different mental computation strategies. Colour the sums according to the strategy used. Strategies Worksheet Learn and apply different mental computation strategies. Line the sums up to the matching strategies.

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