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Year 6 maths questions

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Here is a set of ten Year 6 maths questions as an example of our online maths tuition content. These Year 6 maths problems are a great way to test students’ knowledge and identify areas for improvement.

10 sample Year 6 maths questions

1. What does the 8 represent in this number? 865,176

  • 0.008
  • 8,000
  • 80,000
  • 800,000

2. Which of the following is the biggest fraction?

  • 7/12
  • 2/3
  • 1/2
  • 1/3

3. Find 60% of 20

  • 9
  • 12
  • 15
  • 18

4. Write this decimal as a fraction 0.03

  • 6/10
  • 3/10
  • 3/100
  • 3/4

5. 40% of 20

  • 8
  • 12
  • 15
  • 18

6. Write the following in its simplest form. 25:5

  • 6:1
  • 5:1
  • 4:1
  • 3:1

7. Choose the correct answer. 552 ÷ 23 =

  • 27
  • 26
  • 25
  • 24

8. Find the area.

a compound shape made up of a rectangle of 11cm and 8cm sides and a smaller rectangle of 2cm and 9cm sides for the Year 6 maths resources page

  • 105cm²
  • 106cm²
  • 107cm²
  • 108cm²

9. Find the number of degrees for the apples section on this pie chart.

A pie chart showing apples at 90⁰, oranges at 100⁰, bananas at 70⁰, pears at 60⁰, and grapes at an unknown number of degrees for the Year 6 maths questions page

  • 50⁰
  • 70⁰
  • 90⁰
  • 110⁰

10. Complete the sum: 123 x 36 =

  • 4,228
  • 4,328
  • 4,428
  • 4,528

Answers to the year 6 maths questions

1. 800,000
2. 2/3
3. 12
4. 3/100
5. 8
6. 5:1
7. 24
8. 106cm²
9. 90⁰
10. 4,428

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Written by Ryan Lockett, director of studies at TLC.

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