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Dec22

Long Division: Divide by 3 Digit Numbers

We’ve already written various posts about dividing by 3 digits: Learn How to Divide with 3-Digit Numbers Practice 3-Digit Division Examples Learn How to Do a 3-Digit Division Problem Today we’re going to look at another, more complicated, example. Let’s start and divide by 3 digit numbers! 1. How many digits are there in the divisor? […]

Oct25

What Is a Division? Basic Concepts

In today’s post we’re going to learn what a division is, and what we call the numbers that make up a division. Dividing is the same as sharing in equal parts For example: Imagine we have 10 cupcakes. We want to put them into 2 boxes so that each box has the same number of cupcakes. How […]

Aug11

Strategy for Mental Calculation: Halves

In this post we will learn a strategy to divide by 2 (halves), by 4 (fourths) or by 8 (eighths) mentally. We will start by looking at the concept of halving: Divide by Halves: To divide by 2, we just have to look for half of the number. For example, to divide 24/2, we find […]