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The divider: with or without remainders

TLF ID L2006

Solve divisions such as 147/7 or 157/6 (some have remainders). Use a partitioning tool to help solve randomly generated divisions. Learn strategies to do complex arithmetic in your head. Split a division into parts that are easy to work with, use times tables, then solve the original calculation.



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 explore partitioning strategies for solving divisions.
  • Provides opportunities for students to recognise factors and multiples, and recall multiplication and division facts.
  • Allows students to solve division problems with and without remainders.
  • Encourages repeated use through randomisation of division problems.
  • Provides options for looking up times tables during learning activities.
  • Includes text feedback via an animated character.
  • Provides an option to print a worksheet that records how the student used the partitioning tool to solve the equation.
Year level

6; 7

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
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: 2016-09-27
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au/
    • Copyright holder
    • Date of contribution: 2016-09-27
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Metadata contributors
    • Resource metadata contributed by
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 11.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7.0 (MacOS) - maximum version: 7.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: 7 - maximum version: 10
    • macos - minimum version: v7.1 - maximum version: OS X 10.10 Yosemite
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.