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The ideas in this lesson are taken from Division 2 ebook. Only a few examples of each problem type are shown; you should make more problems of each kind for the student.
Division as repeated subtraction - introduction to long division
Example. Bag 771 apples so there are 3 apples in one bag. How many bags
You can start by putting 3 apples to one bag, which leaves you 768 apples. Then for each bag you subtract 3 apples and keep counting the bags you use, until you hit zero apples.
So total needed 200 + 50 + 7 = 257 bags to bag all the apples. And it all went even - no apples
left over! In other words, 771 ÷ 3 = 257.
Example 4. You have 686 apples. If you put
8 apples in one bag, how many bags will you need?
In other words, 686 ÷ 8 = _______, R 6.
Example 5. It won't matter even if you do the subtracting in
smaller steps. Compare the two ways
1. Fill in the bags/fruits at each step of bagging.
|a. Bag 610 apples; 5 apples in each bag.
|b. Bag 852 kiwis; 3 kiwis in each bag.
|e. Bag 162 pears; 6 pears in each bag.
f. Bag 495 cherries; 9 cherries in each bag.
g. Bag 429 mangos; 3 mangos in each bag.
|h. Bag 164 pineapples; 2 pineapples in each bag.
i. Bag 4613 guavas; 7 guavas in each bag.
j. Bag 1098 bananas; 9 in each bag.
2. Do the divisions using the repeated subtraction. You can still think in terms of bagging fruit if it helps you. Also, you are encouraged to even try doing it mentally. Note: some of these divisions are even, some have remainder.
|a. 555 ÷ 3
b. 750 ÷ 5
c. 257 ÷ 5
d. 464 ÷ 8
|m. 472 ÷ 5
n. 340 ÷ 2
o. 537 ÷ 9
p. 994 ÷ 7
|q. 670 ÷ 5
r. 750 ÷ 6
s. 238 ÷ 9
t. 294 ÷ 7