Addition and Subtraction using a pack of playing cards.
Use a pack of cards to generate some addition questions.
Select the cards 1 – 9 and the Kings and Queens only. Kings and Queens = 0.
Turn over 4 cards to make a 4 digit number and write it down.
Turn over another 4 cards to make a second 4 digit number. Write this under the first number and add together.
If doing subtraction make sure the largest number goes on top.
EXT: Use 5 or 6 cards at a time.
EXT: All the black cards are whole numbers and the red cards are decimal numbers. Arrange the cards accordingly.
a BLACK 2 and 4 = 24 a RED 3 and 5 = .35 The number is 24.35.
a BLACK 6 and RED King , 8 and 9 = 6.089