Repeated subtraction will help you to find quotients (the answer to a division problem). Repeated subtraction is skip counting backwards. User clicks through the slides. The video takes some time to load. Uses metacognitive strategies.

Division breaks the amount of something into smaller, equal pieces. Learn more about basic division with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also included with this link.

From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Buzz, Delete, and Harold are trying to share 18 pieces of candy equally among themselves. Jackie helps them by demonstrating how to divide the candies equally by distributing the candies in rounds. (2:28)

From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must divide up thirty-five pieces of rock candy evenly among seven gargoyles in order to stop Hacker’s control over the gargoyles. Jackie suggests that they figure it out by sharing the pieces of ...rock candy in rounds, but Inez has a better idea. She thinks that using numbers will allow them to solve the problem faster. (2:37)[more]

Students solve basic division problems in this interactive game. The game provides three levels of problems. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)

Using a multiplication table, students will learn how to divide. Find the row with the divisor. Move across until you find the number being divided, the dividend. Move up to the top of the column to find the quotient. User clicks through the sli...des.[more]

From mathplayground.com, produced by Math Playground

This 4:27 video shows how to divide fractions. Same denominators, you divide directly. Different denominators, you find a common denominator and divide across. This video uses a graphic white board and narrator and provides examples.

From discoveryeducation.com, produced by Discovery Education

In this video segment, students learn how to do one-step
division problems and write the remainder in the solution. Then, they
learn how to divide a three-digit number by a one-digit number without remainders and discuss what to do when dividing ...by zero.[more]

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