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# The divider: without remainders

TLF ID L2007

Solve whole number division problems such as 156/6. Use a partitioning tool to help solve randomly generated 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
• Requires students to use multiplicative strategies to solve division problems with and without remainders.
• Allows 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

4; 5; 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/
Access profile
• Colour independence
• Device independence
• Hearing independence
Learning resource type
• Interactive Resource
Browsers
• Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
• Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
• Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
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.