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Division Student Sample. What does it mean to divide? Division can be used to find how many are in each group when an amount is shared equally. This is.

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1 Division Student Sample

2 What does it mean to divide? Division can be used to find how many are in each group when an amount is shared equally. This is called sharing. 15 / 5 = 3

3 What does it mean to divide? Another type of division situation is division as repeated subtraction. 15 – 5 = – 5 = 5 5 – 5 = 0 How many times can I subtract 5 from 15 until nothing is left? 3 times 15 5 = 3

4 What does it mean to divide? Multiplication and division are called inverse operations because division undoes multiplication, and multiplication undoes division. For example, since 2 x 5 = 10, you know 10 x 2 = 5 and 10 x 5 = 2. Also, since 54 6 = 9 and 54 9= 6, then 9 x 6 = 54. *Use division to find a missing factor.

5 What do I need to know first?

6 What else do I need to know? Division has patterns (just like multiplication) Estimating means using – Rounding – Compatible numbers – Multiplication

7 How do I divide? 268 ÷ 7 Step 1 Estimate decide where to place the first digit in the quotient. Step 2 Divide the hundreds. Multiply and subtract Step 3 Bring down the tens. Divide the tens. Multiply and subtract. Step 4 Bring down the ones. Divide the ones. Multiply and subtract.

8 How do I check division? Multiplication and division are inverse operations. This means that you multiply the quotient by the divisor and add the remainder.

9 The Paez family lives in Louisville, Kentucky, and has decided to take a road trip for their summer vacation. How many miles will the Paez family drive each day if they decide to take 5 days to drive 865 mi to Dallas? The Paez family decides they want to drive 996 mi to Boston in 6 days. How many miles will they drive each day?


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