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Short Division.

 

Today, we are going to explore short division.  Use the resources below to learn this method and then have a go at completing the activity at the bottom of the page.

Short division

 

72 ÷ 3 = 24

 


 

Mathematical language:

7 tens shared equally between 3 is 2 with a remainder of 1 ten.  Exchange the 1 ten for 10 units.  I now have 12 units which shared equally between 3 is 4.  The answer is 24.

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