## What are strategies to solve division problems?

Three Division Strategies

- Make connections with division patterns and break down numbers. This is number fluency at its finest.
- Breaking down numbers into “friendly” numbers using an area model.
- 260 ÷ 5 = 52. Break down numbers into “friendly” numbers.
- Divide by subtracting groups.
- 623 ÷ 4.

## How do you solve division in Word?

Insert a Symbol

- The Symbol menu rearranges itself to feature your most-used symbols, so the division symbol might not show up if you’ve used many other symbols. Click More Symbols to see the full list.
- To type a division symbol using the keyboard, press Alt-0247 on the numeric keypad with Num Lock turned on.

**What are two ways to solve division problems?**

A dividend is the total number we are dividing, and a divisor is the number dividing into the whole number. To solve division problems you can make equal groups, create equal groups with place value, and use multiplication.

**What makes a problem a division situation?**

Create division problems by performing the opposite operations of multiplication problems. For example, instead of creating a problem that asks how many times a factor increases, ask how many times one number divides into another number. For problem 3, multiply 95 by 20 to get 1,900.

### What are the keywords for division?

The keywords for division

- the dividend.
- the divisor.
- the quotient and the.
- remainder.

### How do you know a problem is a division problem?

First, you have to know the parts of a division problem. There are three main parts to a division problem: the dividend, the divisor, and the quotient. The dividend is the number that will be divided. The divisor is the number of “people” that the number is being divided among.

**How to solve multiplication and Division word problems?**

U-underline the question. B-Box the keywords or math action words. E-eliminate extra information or silly answer choices. S-show your work to solve the problem. This strategy is only beneficial if the students are doing it while actually thinking about what is happening in the problem.

**How can I help my students solve word problems?**

By teaching your students to solve word problems in a step by step, organized way, you will give them the tools they need to solve word problems in a much more effective way. Here are the seven strategies I use to help students solve word problems.

#### When to use a diagram for division problems?

We will illustrate how block diagrams or tape diagrams can be used to help you to visualize the division word problems in terms of the information given and the data that needs to be found. We use division or multiplication when the problem involves equal parts of a whole.

#### How to solve a word problem using repeated subtraction?

To solve a word problem using repeated subtraction, students start with the number being divided up or the dividend. Now they subtract the divisor or the number that tells how many groups are needed from the dividend over and over until they reach zero. The number of times they subtracted is the answer.