Numbers: Getting to grips with division
Numbers: Getting to grips with division

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Numbers: Getting to grips with division

5 Practice dividing in your head

Before you go any further, you might want to practise doing some divisions in your head using basic multiplications of numbers up to 10. For example if you know:

  • 8 multiplied by 6 is 48

then you also know:

  • 48 divided by 6 is 8

To practise, go to one of the following websites:

  1. The Practice sums [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] page of the Numbers website. Select Division from the pull-down list next to Type of sum. Choose which number you want to practise dividing by from the pull-down list next to Times table. Then follow the instructions on the page.
  2. The Basic Math page of the website. Select Divide under 1. Choose an operation. Under 2. Choose numbers from 0 to 12, choose the highest and lowest numbers you want to divide by, then click on Go.

When you have finished practising, return here and carry on with this course.


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