What is division?


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Write sharing questions based on the division sentences shown below. The first one is done for you. Use the word hints at the bottom for some ideas if you need them.

Division sentence : 8 ÷ 4 = 2

 

 Four children had $8 to spend between them. How many dollars could each
 child spend?


Division sentence : 24 ÷ 6 = 4

 

 


Division sentence : 15 ÷ 3 = 5

 

 


Division sentence : 40 ÷ 8 = 5

 

 


Word Hints: players, teams, presents, friends, pencils, students, songs, CDs, photos, albums, chairs, tables.

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Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (3OA02) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Division Worksheet shown above.

Interpret whole-number quotients of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 56 ÷ 8 as the number of objects in each share when 56 objects are partitioned equally into 8 shares, or as a number of shares when 56 objects are partitioned into equal shares of 8 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a number of  shares or a number of groups can be expressed as 56 ÷ 8.

Worksheet

Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division

 

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