Video: KS2-M18 • Paper 3 • Question 12

This table shows the areas of the United Kingdom and Jamaica. The area of the United Kingdom is larger than the area of Jamaica. How many times larger is the United Kingdom?

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This table shows the areas of the United Kingdom and Jamaica. The area of the United Kingdom is larger than the area of Jamaica. How many times larger is the United Kingdom?

The area of the UK is 240000 square kilometres and the area of Jamaica is 10000 square kilometres. We need to work out how much larger the United Kingdom is than Jamaica. How much larger are 240000 than 10000? 10 times 24 is 240. So 10000 times 24 is 240000.

The United Kingdom is 24 times larger than Jamaica.

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