Division:splitting into equal parts or groups.

Division is splitting into equal parts or groups.

It is the result of “fair sharing”.

Example: there are 12 chocolates, and 3 friends want to share them, how do they divide the chocolates?

image image 12Chocolates Divided by 3

Answer: 12 divided by 3 is 4: they get 4 each. 

But Sometimes It Does Not Work Perfectly!

Sometimes we cannot divide things up evenly … there may be something left over.

Example: There are 7 bones to share with 2 pups.

But 7 cannot be divided exactly into 2 groups, 
so each pup gets 3 bones, 
but there will be 1 left over:

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From:Kathy

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