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division strategies

repeated subtraction

Students skip count or subtract to determine the number of groups. 

fair share

Students share the total amount in a certain amount of groups to determine how many in each group. 

multiplying up

Students multiply the divisor by factors till they reach the dividend. 

skip counting

Students skip count or add to come to the total. 

friendly numbers

Students change one of the factors to make it an easier multiplication problem. 

partial products

Students break apart factors in addends allowing them to solve smaller problems.