Learning how to divide numbers is a really important skill. Learn these, practice them and always keep to the same methods!
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Learning how to divide numbers is an important area of maths because has its own vocabulary – all these words mean the same thing:
- divided by
- quotient of
- cut up
- shared equally
- equal pieces
- lots of
They all provide clues in a word problem and can help you decide the correct calculation.
There are many similarities between fractions and division as similar terms are used and the / symbol can be used in both cases.
Try your own calculations once you have watched the videos.
Short division using times tables
Short division using bus stop method
Short division with Lol 😀
Short division with Lol – Blooper
Long division using bus stop and fraction method
Long division by decimal bus stop method
Long division using chunking method