Divide: To separate into equal groups or sets.
The store has 18 oranges. There are 6 basket with the
same number of oranges in each. How many oranges are
in each basket.
Dividing by 0
Numbers cannot be divided by 0 because it is
Impossible to make 0 groups of a number.
Dividing by 1
Any number divided by 1 equals that number. If you divide
by 1 you have one group and so everything is in that group.
Dividing by 2
When you divide by 2 you are breaking numbers into equal
halves. Example: ( 4 divide 2 = 2 ) (10 divide 2 = 5) (20
divide 2 = 10)
Multiplication and division are opposite operations. You
can use multiplication to check division.
Example: 24 ÷ 6 = 4 because 6 x 4 = 24