We've seen how to write a , by finding clues in our story problems, such as sharing, or groups of.
Dylan has 120 chocolates to give out to 10 guests at his birthday party and wants to make sure each guest gets the same amount.
Write a number sentence for this story problem to find how much each guest would get.
We may see some different clues in our story problems, so we need to figure out if we need to multiply or divide.
An apartment block is 36 metres tall and a house is 6 metres tall.
How many times smaller is the house than the apartment block?
Let's look at some written problems, and rewrite them as number problems. We also solve a problem where we need to change some of our information into a value we can use.
Max's Motors sold 49 cars in a 7-day week.
If they sold the same number of cars every day, write a number sentence to show how many cars they sold each day. Use the (\div) symbol.
How many cars were sold each day?
When you are solving division story problems, you may still end up with a remainder.
A show bag costs \$7.
How many show bags can I buy with \$31?
How much money will I have left over?
Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
Solve problems involving division by a one digit number, including those that result in a remainder
Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems