Everyday maths 1 (Wales)
Everyday maths 1 (Wales)

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Everyday maths 1 (Wales)

Short and long division

Short division

Watch the following video about short division to help you complete the activity:

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Activity 13: Dividing whole numbers (short division)

Calculate the following:

  1. 969 ÷ 3
  2. 3 240 ÷ 8
  3. 7 929 ÷ 9
  4. 34 125 ÷ 5
  5. 14 508 ÷ 8
  6. 80 225 ÷ 4
  7. A syndicate of six people wins £135 000 on the lottery. How much will each person get?
  8. A factory packs 34 000 fish fingers into boxes of eight. How many boxes are filled?

Please note that some of the answers have remainders.

Answer

  1. 323
  2. 405
  3. 881
  4. 6 825
  5. 1 813 r4
  6. 20 056 r1
  7. £22 500 each
  8. 4 250 boxes

Long division

Watch the following video about long division to help you complete the activity:

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Activity 14: Dividing whole numbers (long division)

Calculate the following:

  1. 648 ÷ 18
  2. 377 ÷ 29
  3. 298 ÷ 14
  4. 1 170 ÷ 18
  5. 42 984 ÷ 12
  6. Sian earns £12 540 a year. How much does she earn each month?
  7. Alun buys a car costing £8 550. He wants to pay for it over 15 months. How much will it cost each month?

Now check your calculations with a calculator before revealing the answers.

Answer

  1. 36
  2. 13
  3. 21 r4
  4. 65
  5. 3 582
  6. £1 045 a month
  7. £570 a month
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