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For example, if you wanted share 13 cookies with your best friend. Step 1: It would take ___ days for her to eat all of the gumballs.
Sometimes when we divide something, the entire amount does not divide evenly. If she ate 3 gumballs each day, how many days would it take for her to eat all of the gumballs?
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Since we know that there are no groups of 5 in 3, we look at 31. So we put the 6 above the tens place in the dividend. It would actually take 40 days for Michelle to eat all of her gumballs. When you solve a division word problem, make sure you understand what is being divided, called the dividend and how it's being divided, which is the divisor.
Each of you would get six cookies but there would be one cookie left over. Step 2: The 119 gumballs are being divided--the dividend. It would take 39 with a remainder of 2 gumballs for her to eat all of the gumballs, but that doesn't make sense, does it?
However, if a child needs help solving a type of division problem his/her class has already mastered, it is very important that the child masters this type of problem before moving on to a more difficult one.
Since division word problems require reading, comprehension and logical thinking skills in addition to division skills, some kids may find these more difficult than basic division problems.