Dividing numbers with remainders

Today Year 5 had a go at dividing numbers that have remainders.

We started off with a very visual representation using sweets and sharing them into equal groups. The children soon realised that there were going to be some sweets left over (this was our remainder!).

Then the children had a go at a question on their whiteboards. They could choose how to find the answer, some were drawing their visual representations, whilst others were straight into the bus stop method.

This led nicely to working in the workbooks and using only the bus stop method. The children even tackled some worded problems!

A good effort today Year 5!

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