Number (mult/div)

Lesson

Long division is the name given to a particular written process to work out the division of one number with another.

- The number to be divided into is known as the
**dividend** - The number which divides the other number is known as the
**divisor** - The answer, is called the
**quotient**.

If we have bigger or more complicated division calculations to do, we can use long division to do it on paper.

Long division is set up like this,

Evaluate $723\div3$723÷3

$\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ 3 7 2 3 $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$

Evaluate $7850\div25$7850÷25

$\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $2$2 $5$5 $7$7 $8$8 $5$5 $0$0 $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$

Evaluate $5642\div24$5642÷24

$\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ r $\editable{}$ $2$2 $4$4 $5$5 $6$6 $4$4 $2$2 $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$

Multiply two-digit whole numbers by two-digit whole numbers, using estimation, student-generated algorithms, and standard algorithms