These lessons help Grade 4 students learn about division: how to divide 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers. This can be done by long division or short division.

**Related Pages**

Long Division

Division Worksheets

Worksheets: 3 digits ÷ 1 digit (without remainder)

Worksheets: 3 digits ÷ 1 digit (with remainder)

Lessons For Grade 4

More Numbers Lessons

The following diagrams show the steps for long division: Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.

**Long Division: 3-digit divide by 1-digit**

This video shows you how to do long division, using simple short steps.

Step 1: Divide

Step 2: Multiply

Step 3: Subtract

Step 4: Bring Down

**Example:**

537 ÷ 3

**Long Division: triple-digit divided by single digit**

This is a typical long division problem for grade 4.

The problem is 747 divided by 4.

This video shows a solution using the standard long division algorithm. Always remember to “divide,”
“multiply,” “subtract,” and “bring down.” Keep your place value columns straight.

**Divide a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number using the steps**

Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Compare, Bring Down.

**Examples:**

402 ÷ 6

649 ÷ 8

Short Division - 3 digits by 1 digit

**Examples:**

- 126 ÷ 3
- 184 ÷ 4
- 162 ÷ 6
- 161 ÷ 7

**A Better Way to Divide: Short Division**

Short division is exactly what the name implies — a shorter way to divide. The mental process
is actually no different from long division, but the written steps are. Short division also makes
it easier to divide numbers mentally.

**Examples:**

- 632 ÷ 4
- 97104 ÷ 12

**Short Division**

Divide from left to right, and carry where needed.

**Examples:**

- 108 ÷ 3
- 612 ÷ 6
- 545 ÷ 5
- 693 ÷ 3
- 1216 ÷ 4
- 485 ÷ 5
- 816 ÷ 6

**Short Division Examples**

This video shows a series of short division problems and also shows how to check the answer by multiplying.

Problems begin with easy examples like 48 divided by 2, and gets up to 1736 divided by 7.

This is a fast-paced review for someone who’s already been introduced to short division.

**Long Division Song**

Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down

That’s How A Quotient is Found

**Long Division Song (Ho Hey Parody)**

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