# Divide up to 4-digits by 1-digit

## Learning focus

Learn how to do short division using written methods.

This lesson includes:

• a catch-up quiz
• a learning summary
• a videos
• two slideshows

# Quiz

Practise dividing up to 4-digits with this quiz.

# Learn

Watch this video to learn about using short division in a clothes shop.

## Short division

This written method can help you divide large numbers.

Short division will sometimes give an answer with a remainder (r), which you can round up or round down.

Short division is also known as the bus stop method because it looks like a bus stop. Once you understand the bus stop method, you can divide any number of digits by a 1-digit number.

## Example 2

Sometimes there will be a remainder when you use the bus stop method.

# Practise

## Activity 1

Try this activity from Twinkl to practise short division. If you don't have a printer you can always make your own fish!

## Activity 2

Explore division further with this interactive lesson from My Maths, Oxford University Press.

# Play

Play Guardians: Defenders of Mathematica to learn more and sharpen your skills on this topic.

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