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Bar Modelling may be very new to you or you may already have had some experience of the Bar Model approach in your classroom, either way, we feel that there is a lot more to Bar Modelling than just drawing bars. Bar Models can make some very complex questions seem way too easy! Have a look at this problem we created for this animated video.


I bought twice as many apples as oranges. I used 2/3 of the oranges to make marmalade and then had 5 oranges left. How many apples did I buy?

This question is set for Year 5. Challenging? Check out our video solution to the problem, we’re confident you will find this shockingly easy.

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We have a library of over 60 animated videos in our animated video series. Your staff can use these videos anytime and many come with additional worksheets and solutions.