HomeMaths Area# Division by Chunking

05/04/2017

Learn how to divide larger numbers using a method of long division called 'chunking'. This method is great because it lets you divide a number using multiplication facts that you know well.

Learn how to multiply numbers by a single digit, including multiplying numbers with decimals.

Watch this video to learn how to divide a large number by a single digit number.

This video will show you a method to help you divide larger numbers by finding easy groups that fit into it. It helps with understanding how to divide in your head and with more formal methods you will learn later on.

Learn how to use the grid method to multiply numbers with several digits, by partitioning them and setting out each calculation in an organised way using a grid.

Once you are confident with short multiplication, this video will help you to multiply numbers by numbers with more than one digit using the long multiplication method.

Learn how to use the long division method called chunking to divide numbers by subtracting 'chunks' at a time.