KS2 Division - How To Divide Using The Chunking Method - Maths Worksheet

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Key Stage 2 division worksheet - numbers under 100.

How to divide larger numbers by using repeated subtraction. What is the chunking method?

KS2 children will use this method at school to help them divide.  This worksheet gives clear examples, questions and answers. Division with and without remainders.  The maths worksheet shows children in a step by step way how divide using the chunking method.  It will develop confidence in kids division skills.  

Why Use The Chunking Method?

Learning to divide using the chunking method is important as it helps children understand the process involved in division and can help with dividing numbers mentally.  A good grasp of the times tables is needed though, as this will help children work through division sums quicker. It will also help children solve word problems.

The chunking method helps children divide larger numbers by spliting it up into smaller chunks.  It is a good way to introduce division using larger numbers as children divide using more manageable numbers, this is especially useful if they are not very good with their times tables yet.

Once children have mastered the skill of division using the chunking method, they can then move only more efficient ways of dividing, such as the traditional short division method.  Some schools use the term 'bus stop' method to describe this.

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