Calculation: Division

Dividing is splitting or sharing an amount into a number of equal parts. Like splitting a bill.

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Division includes:

  • Explanation of division as a way of sharing, grouping or working out rate
  • Key vocabulary and terms used in the process of dividing
  • Worked examples of division by 10, 100 and 1,000
  • Application of division in everyday settings, including tips and hints
  • Activities to practise division

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Division: Repeated subtraction
Division revision
Division tips
Introduction to division
Division problems
Dividing decimal numbers by 10, 100 and 1000
Division shortcuts
Dividing amounts by 10, 100 and 1000
Mental division methods
Division glossary
Mental division tips
Working with metric and decimal units

Downloadable worksheets

Discussing division
Division: matching activity
Interpreting division problems
Division problems: sorting activity
Dividing by 100
Dividing by 10
Dividing by 1000
Dividing amounts by 10 and 1000
Dividing decimals investigation
Dividing by 10, 100 and 1000
Division investigation
Changing place value: matching activity
Splitting numbers
Dividing with equal numbers
Splitting into factors

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