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Assessment resource Thinking division: remainders: assessment

TLF ID L9924

Test your ability to turn a word problem into an equation with a remainder. Solve the equation without a calculator. For example, use a partitioning tool to help solve the equation 169รท4. Identify the remainder, which can be expressed as a whole number or a fraction. Choose which strategy you used to solve the problem. View and print a report of your results. This assessment object is the second in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students write division equations with remainders from word problems.
  • Students use partitioning strategies to solve division problems with a non-whole number answer.
  • Students identify the strategy used to solve division problems.
Educational value
  • Assesses student's ability to interpret mathematical word problems.
  • Assesses student' ability to solve division problems.
  • Includes structured support in the form of an interactive model for division.
  • Caters for a range of abilities by presenting new problems based on student performance on previous problems.
  • Randomises the construction of tasks, making the object reusable.
  • Includes a printable report of the student's performance.
Year level

6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Experiment;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling

Other details

Contributors
  • Subject matter expert
  • Name: Gill Thomas
  • Organisation: Maths Technology Ltd
  • Address: Dunedin New Zealand
  • URL: www.nzmaths.co.nz
  • Educational validator
  • Name: Gayl O'Connor
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Script writer
  • Name: Rebecca Cox
  • Organisation: CWA New Media
  • Address: Wellington New Zealand
  • URL: http://www.cwa.co.nz/
  • Technical implementer
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
  • Generic
Learning resource type
  • Assessment resource
Browsers
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  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Due to the use of rich media content, this object may display incorrectly when viewed on a dedicated 64kbps connection.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.