Math--Chapter 15

Chapter 15: Divide by 2-Digit Divisors

Lesson 1: Division Patterns to Estimate. Objective: To estimate quotients using basic facts and patterns.

Lesson 2: Hands On: Model Division. Objective: To model division of 2-digit divisors using base-ten blocks.

Lesson 3: Division Procedures. Objective: To write estimates and quotients of division by 2-digit divisors.

Lesson 4: Correcting Quotients. Objective: To correct quotients when the estimate is too high or too low.

Lesson 5: Problem Solving Skill: Choose the Operation. Objective: To solve problems using the skill choose the operation.

Lesson 6: Find the Mean. Objective: To find the mean, or average, of a set of data.


Vocabulary: estimate, quotient, divide, divisor, mean, remainder

estimate: to find an answer that is close to an exact answer

mean: the number found by dividing the sum of a set of numbers by the number of addends

quotient: the number, including the remainder, that results from dividing

remainder: the amount left over after you find a quotient

divisor:  the number that divides in a division problem

divide: to separate a number of items into equal-sized groups


Rounding Help:

Rounding Rap

Mark the place. Look to the right. 4 or less are out of sight. 5 and up will buy one more before they too are out the door. In those empty right-hand spaces, zeros keep the proper places.

Estimating and rounding:

Rounding Whole Numbers:

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