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Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Mathematics 4 > Teacher Centre > Surf for More Math > Chapter 10 Lesson 7

Lesson 7 - Dividing in Parts

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Dividing in Parts, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Divide in steps using simpler numbers.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 278-279

Instructions for Use

Division in Parts prompts students to divide units in different ways to form arrays.

To use Division in Parts, click 'Show Me'. This option lets students explore the result of dividing one number by another by dragging the slider to the left of the grid. A dividend is given and, by adjusting the slider, the quotient and the remainder change within the grid in the corresponding equation to the right.   The numbers below and to the left of the grid represent the number of blue boxes in the grid. The red blocks represent the remainder in the given equation.

Click on the "Test Me' to solve division problems. Use the slider to create an array to represent the division problem. Input the answers in the text boxes and click 'Check' to see if they are correct.