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Multi-Digit Division (Grade 6)

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Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help Grade 6 students learn to fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.

Common Core: 6.NS.2

Suggested Learning Targets

  • I can divide multi-digit numbers.
  • I can tell if my quotient is reasonable.
    I can divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm with speed and accuracy, without any math tools (i.e., calculator, multiplication chart).
Component Skills from Previous Grades
5.NBT.6
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
6NS2 Dividing Multi-digit Numbers with Standard Algorithm - Part 1
Example:
7452 ÷ 54
8525 ÷ 20 6NS2 Dividing Multi-digit Numbers with Standard Algorithm part 2
Repeating Decimals in the quotient.
Example:
6432 ÷ 396



Why the Standard Algorithm for Long Division Works?
Dividing by a two digit number
Example:
7182 ÷ 42 2 × 3 Division: Learn how to solve 2 digit by 3 digit long division problems
Example:
528 divide by 43
228 divide by 43 Divide Multi Digit Numbers
3 Steps
1) Divide
2) Multiply
3) Subtract
4) Bring Down
5) Repeat Dividing Multi Digit Numbers
Examples:
1) 192 ÷ 8
2) 278 ÷ 18
3) 5,272 ÷ 64
4) An elephant will eat about 6,820 pounds of vegetation in a 31-day month. What is the average amount an elephant will eat every day?

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