Loading...

The divider

Hi, I'm David!

We're going to explore a way to solve division problems by breaking a hard problem into easier ones.

Have you used

Yes
No
We're going to explore a way to solve division problems by breaking a hard problem into easier ones.

Have you used

*The divider*before?The divider

Select

How to use
New numbers
Solve
**New numbers**to choose a division problem. Then select**Solve**.
Hundreds

0

Tens

0

Ones

0

Ones

0

Move the slider until you see the largest division that you know the answer to.
Enter your final answer here.
How to use
x-tables
New

problem
Check final

answer Reset

563 ÷ 6 =

The divider

problem

8

100

563

1
2

=
answer Reset

You haven't entered a number.

Use the number keys on your keyboard.

Use the number keys on your keyboard.

That's not right. ÷ doesn't equal to .

Try again.

Try again.

That's not right. ÷ doesn't equal to .

Select

Select

**x-tables**to find out the factors of and then try again.That's not right. ÷ doesn't equal to .

Try breaking up the numbers in a different way and try again.

Try breaking up the numbers in a different way and try again.

That's not right.

If you're really stuck, you can try a

If you're really stuck, you can try a

**New problem**.You need to enter the remainder (as a fraction) in the box. Try again.

When you are happy with your answer, select

**Check final answer**.That's not right.

Check your addition and try again.

Check your addition and try again.

Well done!

Could you do that division in your head?

Try a

Could you do that division in your head?

Try a

**New problem**.When you are happy with your answer, select

**OK**.That fraction is not right.

Try again.

Try again.

That fraction is not right.

Look at what fraction of the remaining area is shaded.

Look at what fraction of the remaining area is shaded.

That fraction is not right.

of the parts have been shaded. Enter this as a fraction.

of the parts have been shaded. Enter this as a fraction.

That fraction is not right.

I've entered the correct answer for you.

Can you see how I got this answer?

I've entered the correct answer for you.

Can you see how I got this answer?

Well done!

Remember you can simplify the fraction. Now enter your final answer.

Remember you can simplify the fraction. Now enter your final answer.

Well done!

Now enter your final answer.

Now enter your final answer.

is not multiple of .

Move the slider until you see a number that is a multiple of .

Move the slider until you see a number that is a multiple of .

You can only enter whole numbers.

Try again.

Try again.

The divider only allows a maximum of six division.

Select

Select

**Reset**to start again, and this time try to use fever divisions.That's not right.

You need to add all the quotients together.

You need to add all the quotients together.

That's not right. I've entered the correct answer for you

Can you see that I added up the quotients? Select

Can you see that I added up the quotients? Select

**New problem**to try a different problem.Well done!

The divider only allows a maximum of six divisions.

Select

Select

**Reset**to start again, and this time try to use fewer divisions.Well done!

Now enter this division as a fraction.

Now enter this division as a fraction.

Well done!

You are now ready to enter your final answer.

Print
You are now ready to enter your final answer.