# 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, short 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 the bus stop method for division?
We explain what the bus stop method for division or short division is and why this is a quick and efficient method for working out division with larger numbers.
Best division apps for kids
From simple number facts to complicated long division, these apps are full of child-appeal and will make learning how to divide fun.

### Tutorials

Find a third of a set of objects using division tutorial
Our digital teacher is going to show you a really easy way to find a third of a set of objects using division – then you have a go to check you've got the hang of it!
Division facts for the 7 times table tutorial
How confident are you on your division facts? Let our digital teacher show you a great method for learning the division facts for the 7 times table, and then see if you can help these aliens get back to their home planets.
Learning the method of short division tutorial
Let our digital teacher explain this easy method for short division – also known as the bus stop method – then have a go yourself.

### 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.
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