Learning objects The divider: solve your own problem

TLF ID L2009

Create and solve division problems such as 156/6. Use a partitioning tool to help solve division problems. Learn strategies to do complex arithmetic in your head. Split a division problem into parts that are easy to work with. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students use known division facts to solve division problems.
  • Students use multiplicative partitioning strategies to solve division problems.
Educational value
  • Allows students to use multiplicative strategies to solve division problems with and without remainders.
  • Provides opportunities for students to recognise factors and multiples and recall multiplication and division facts.
  • Encourages repeated use through flexibility of division tool.
  • Provides options for looking up times tables during learning activities.
  • Provides an option to print a worksheet that records how the student used the partitioning tool to solve the equation.
Year level

6

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
    Concept
    • Mathematics/Factors
    • Mathematics/Area
    • Mathematics/Arithmetic
    • Mathematics/Computation
    • Mathematics/Distributive property
    • Mathematics/Division
    • Mathematics/Number relationships
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Estimation;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Michael Wagner
    • Organisation: Godwin + Wagner
    • Address: Box Hill South VIC Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Technical implementer
    • Educational validator
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
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    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
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    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.