Ch 7: 4th Grade Math: Understanding Division

About This Chapter

Help your 4th grade students understand division by referring to this chapter. Use the lesson quizzes to assess students' knowledge or help them prepare for an exam.

4th Grade Math: Understanding Division - Chapter Summary

Provide your 4th grade students with clear instructions about the process of division with this chapter. Each lesson examines a different aspect of division, such as using remainders, finding common factors, and estimating quotients. Although the lessons do stand on their own and can be watched individually, reviewing them in order can help your students build their knowledge base layer by layer. Each lesson uses a clear instruction style and plenty of real-world examples to help students quickly and easily understand division.

Chapter Topics

  • Connections between division and multiplication
  • Facts about basic division
  • Steps for dividing by 1, 10, and 100
  • Techniques for estimating quotients
  • Find factors for whole numbers
  • Determining common factors of two given numbers
  • Division with remainders
  • Definition of the mean

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with division will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about division.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding math problems that use division
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about division
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about division
  • Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra math resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the division topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about division.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands fractions by completing the 4th Grade Math: Understanding Division chapter exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: 4th Grade Math: Understanding Division
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Relationship Between Multiplication & Division

1. The Relationship Between Multiplication & Division

Did you know that you use multiplication and division when you're sharing food, such as cookies? In this lesson, you will learn about the relationship between multiplication and division.

Basic Division Facts: Lesson for Kids

2. Basic Division Facts: Lesson for Kids

Division is a basic math function that allows you to take a starting number and break it into equal groups. In this lesson, you will learn basic division facts and the steps necessary for completing division problems.

How to Divide by 1

3. How to Divide by 1

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can divide any number by 1. Learn the rule that will allow you to solve any division by 1 problem in an instant.

Dividing by 10 & 100: Lesson for Kids

4. Dividing by 10 & 100: Lesson for Kids

When learning division, it is helpful to know special properties of particular numbers that may make division easier. In this lesson, you will learn the trick to dividing by 10 and by 100.

How to Estimate Quotients

5. How to Estimate Quotients

It may seem crazy to think you can quickly estimate the answer to something like 81,837/95 but by the end of this lesson, you'll be able to easily estimate quotients of simple and more difficult division problems. After the lesson, test your new knowledge with practice examples.

Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

6. Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to factor any whole number that you are given. You will learn what factors are and how a whole number can have several different factors.

Finding Common Factors of 2 Given Numbers: Lesson for Kids

7. Finding Common Factors of 2 Given Numbers: Lesson for Kids

When someone has the same trait as someone else, you can say that they share a common trait. In math, different numbers can have the same factors as other numbers. These are common factors, and we will learn how to find them in this lesson.

Dividing With a Remainder

8. Dividing With a Remainder

In this lesson, you will learn what to do when you are dividing and you have a number leftover. We will be using basic division steps and learning all about remainders.

Mean: Definition & Sample Problems

9. Mean: Definition & Sample Problems

The arithmetic mean of a group of numbers is the technical term for the average of those numbers. This lesson tells you how to compute the mean and shows you how to do it with some real-world examples.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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