Mathematics / Year 2 / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise and represent division as grouping into equal sets and solve simple problems using these representations (ACMNA032)

Elaborations
  • dividing the class or a collection of objects into equal-sized groups
  • identifying the difference between dividing a set of objects into three equal groups and dividing the same set of objects into groups of three
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Division,  Factors

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