# Division

You're not alone if the thought of long division brings you out in a cold sweat! But division is taught differently nowadays to the way many parents learned and you'll need to understand the new method in order to be able to support your child at home.

In this section of the site you'll find lots of division worksheets covering areas including the sharing method of division, the long division method, the chunking method, knowing your division facts, inverse operations – multiplication and division – long division with decimals and fractions as division.

## Articles

Teachers' tricks for division
Primary school teacher Phoebe Doyle has some tips and tricks to help your child with division work at home, offering an explanation of strategies using in school today as well as some useful practical exercises to try.
What is chunking?
We explain what chunking is and how this division technique is taught in primary school to help your child divide large numbers.
What are division facts?
We explain what division facts are, how they are taught in primary school, and share some fun games that you can try at home to make this knowledge stick.

## Worksheets

Division and chunking
An activity involving cutting out cards and matching a division problem to the correct working out.
Division story problems
Sharing method for division
When we divide amounts we are sharing them into equal groups. Can you divide these numbers by sharing them into groups? Use counters or draw dots in the circles provided to help you.

## Games

Multiplication and division game

Get ready to boost these BAMZOOKi Zooks against the clock. Game on!

Operations puzzles

It's Operation Zook! Choose your favourite BAMZOOKi Zook and complete these operations puzzles.

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