Lesson

Are you comfortable solving division using the algorithm , when there is no remainder?

Find the value of 856 \div 8.

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Idea summary

When you are dividing, you always start with the digit that is farthest to the left. If you get to a digit that you can't divide into, make sure you put a placeholder zero in the answer, before moving to the next digit.

Find the value of 3244 \div 4.

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Idea summary

When you are dividing, you always start with the digit that is farthest to the left.

Find the value of 264\div16.

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Idea summary

When we solve division, if we cannot share the total (dividend) equally, we end up with a remainder. The remainder can also be expressed as a fraction or decimal.