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Intro to Division
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- Division is splitting something up into equal groups.
- Division problems can also be solved using multiplication.
- Division can help us share candy, food, and even plan a road trip!
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If you have 4 bunches of bananas, and there are 3 bananas in each bunch, how many bananas do you have in total?ANSWER4 groups of 3 bananas make 12 bananas.
8 groups of 4 teaspoons make 32 teaspoons of sugar.
7 groups of 6 equal 42 socks.
8 + 6 = 14, so 14 – 8 = 6.
20 + 16 = 36, so 36 – 20 = 16.
After Video
What are some methods you can use to divide 12 candies among 3 people?ANSWERI can give one candy to each person, and then another, and then another until they are all gone. I can also give two candies to each person, and then give another 2 to each person. Or I can find the related multiplication equation and solve it that way.
No, you have to always give the same number of candies to each person, because when we divide, we have to make equal-sized groups.
No, there are only 4 candies left. We have to give the same number of candies to each person, so we can give each person 2 more candies. Then each person has 3 + 3 + 2 = 8 candies. Therefore, 16 divided by 2 is 8.
We have to ask “3 times what is equal to 18?" Since 3 × 6 = 18, 18 ÷ 3 = 6.
We have to ask “6 times what is equal to 54?" Since 6 × 9 = 54, 54 ÷ 6 = 9.
- Vocabulary
- Equal DEFINE
Containing the same amount, or the same size.
- Multiplication DEFINE
Adding equal groups, or repeated addition.
- Division DEFINE
An operation that helps us to share numbers or objects equally.
- Model DEFINE
A drawing or diagram that helps represent the objects we are counting or doing math with.
- Distribute DEFINE
Share or put in each group.
- Inverse operations DEFINE
Operations that do the opposite of each other.
- Combined DEFINE
Put together.
- Equation DEFINE
A math sentence that says that two amounts are equal to each other.
- Equal DEFINE
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Level 1
If 8 people share 4 cupcakes, how many cupcakes does each person get?
Level 2
There are 15 scoops of ice cream to divide between 5 friends. How many scoops does each friend get?
Level 3
Use your knowledge of multiplication to help you solve 35 ÷ 5.
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