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Divide a 3-digit by a 1-digit number using short division

You can divide a 3-digit by a 1-digit number using short division

New
New
Year 5

Divide a 3-digit by a 1-digit number using short division

You can divide a 3-digit by a 1-digit number using short division

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Lesson details

Key learning points

1. Division of a 3-digit by a 1-digit number can be organised with short division.
2. The partial quotients are recorded above the dividend in the correct place value columns.
3. Use the place value resources to explain the similarities with short multiplication.

Common misconception

Pupils may not be able to arrange digits within the division frame correctly and work procedurally.

Clear teacher modelling of arrangement of digits using the division frame. Continue to use stem sentences.

Keywords

• Dividend - The dividend is the amount that you want to divide up.

• Divisor - A divisor is the number we divide by.

• Quotient - A quotient is the result after division has taken place. It is the whole number part.

Pupils can initially use place-value counters for support but should progress to working with equations only.
Teacher tip

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Starter quiz

6 Questions

Q1.
Match the division equation to the correct quotient:
Correct Answer:96 ÷ 12 =,8

8

Correct Answer:77 ÷ 7 =,11

11

Correct Answer:36 ÷ 4 =,9

9

Correct Answer:27 ÷ 9 =,3

3

Correct Answer:45 ÷ 9 =,5

5

Correct Answer:100 ÷10 =,10

10

Q2.
Use the representation below to fill in the blank.
Correct Answer: 300, Thee hundred
Q3.
I can make groups of 3 tens from the tens in the dividend.
Correct Answer: 2, two
Q4.
Use short division to calculate the division equation: 96 ÷ 3 =
Correct Answer: 32, Thirty two, Thirty-two
Q5.
Use short division to answer the word problem: 84 laptops are shared between 4 classes. How many laptops does each class get?
Correct Answer: 21, twenty one
Q6.
Find the missing number in this short division layout.

Exit quiz

6 Questions

Q1.
Order the division expressions in ascending order.
1 - 7 ÷ 0
2 - 7 ÷ 7
3 - 7 ÷ 1
4 - 70 ÷ 7
5 - 77 ÷ 7
Q2.
In the equation 99 ÷ 3 = 33, 33 is the __________.
dividend
divisor