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Examples, solutions, and videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to interpret and find whole number quotients and remainders to solve one-step division word problems with larger divisors of 6, 7, 8, and 9.

Common Core Standards: 4.OA.3, 4.NBT.6, 4.NBT.1

New York State Common Core Math Module 3, Grade 4, Lesson 32

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NYS Math Module 3 Grade 4 Lesson 32 Concept Development

Problem 1
We all know there are 7 days in a week. How many weeks are in 259 days?
Problem 2
Everyone is given the same number of colored pencils in art class. If there are 249 colored pencils and 8 students, how many pencils does each student receive?
Problem 3
Mr. Hughes has 155 meters of volleyball netting. How many nets can he make if each court requires 9 meters of netting?

NYS Math Module 3 Grade 4 Lesson 32 Problem Set

Solve the following problems. Draw tape diagrams to help you solve. If there is a remainder, shade in a small portion of the tape diagram to represent that portion of the whole.
1. A concert hall contains 8 sections of seats with the same number of seats in each section. If there are 248 seats, how many seats are in each section?
2. In one day, the bakery made 719 bagels. The bagels were divided into 9 equal shipments. A few bagels were left over and given to the baker. How many bagels did the baker get?
3. The sweet shop has 614 pieces of candy. They packed the candy into bags with 7 pieces in each bag. How many bags of candy did they fill? How many pieces of candy were left?
4. There were 904 children signed up for the relay race. If there were 6 children on each team, how many teams were made? The remaining children served as referees. How many children served as referees?
5. 1,188 kilograms of rice are divided into 7 sacks. How many kilograms of rice are in 6 sacks of rice? How many kilograms of rice remain?



Lesson 32 Application Problem

Use the tape diagram to create a division word problem that solves for the unknown, the total number of threes in 4,194. Switch word problems with a partner and solve.

Lesson 32 Homework

Solve the following problems. Draw tape diagrams to help you solve. If there is a remainder, shade in a small portion of the tape diagram to represent that portion of the whole.
1. Meneca bought a package of 435 party favors to give to the guests at her birthday party. She calculated that she could give 9 party favors to each guest. How many guests is she expecting?
2. 4,000 pencils were donated to an elementary school. If 8 classrooms shared the pencils equally, how many pencils did each class receive?
3. 2,008 kilograms of potatoes were packed into sacks weighing 8 kilograms each. How many sacks were packed?
4. A baker made 7 batches of muffins. There were a total of 252 muffins. If there were the same number of muffins in each batch, how many muffins were in a batch?
5. Samantha ran 3,003 meters in 7 days. If she ran the same distance each day, how far did Samantha run in 3 days?

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