Year 6 Division worksheets
Here are some tricky “think of a number” puzzles. Can you solve them?
If you can multiply fractions you’ll soon be able to divide them by whole numbers, too. Are you ready to have a go at these tricky calculations?
Can you remember how to use the chunking method to divide large numbers? Use this method to solve these tricky problems.
Do you remember how to use the long division method? Can you use the long division method to complete these calculations?
Chunking is using multiplication to help us divide. There is no one particular way to do each calculation, it is all about estimating, using your own knowledge of numbers. Can you use chunking to help you solve these problems?
The long division method is a fast way to divide numbers by two- or three-digit numbers. Can you use the long division method to solve these problems?
Chunking uses multiplication to help us divide. It involves taking away chunks of the same size from the number (repeated subtraction) until we run out. Can you use chunking to solve these division problems?
Can you round each of these numbers to one decimal place? If you can, try and round the next set to the nearest whole number:
Are you feeling fast? Try this multiplication and division speed challenge...
To divide four-digit numbers by two-digit numbers, it is best to use long division. You need to be clear on short division (the ‘bus stop method’) before you do this! Can you use long division to work out these questions?
Are you ready to uncover dastardly deeds and confront super-evil villains, armed just with your mathematical skills and lots of courage? Join Oscar Octo and Penelope Penta, agents for the Geometric World Spy Agency, to track down a mysterious nemesis. There'll be a few (ok, a load!) of number puzzles to solve along the way, all designed to challenge KS2 mathematicians to the limit. Will you accept your mission?
Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the boy takes to get to the orange house. Which route does he take to get to the blue house?
Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the girl takes to get to the pink house. Which route does she take to get to the purple house?
When you want to multiply a decimal by a one-digit or two-digit number, you can use the long multiplication method. It is very important to remember to line up your numbers correctly or your decimal point will end up in the wrong place! Practise these sums using this method.
For these subtraction questions, use addition to check if the answers are right or wrong. For these division questions, use multiplication to check if the answers are right or wrong.
Use your knowledge of times tables to work out these sums involving multiplying and dividing decimals.
Mark, Katy and Harriet are looking for bargains in the New Year sales. Can you help them make their purchases, using a calculator to help you?
When doubling and halving decimals it is sometimes easier to imagine them as two-digit numbers. See if you can double and halve the following decimals, using the knowledge you already have of doubling and halving other numbers.
Add an extra learning dimension to family game time – try one of our Cool Maths board games and help reinforce your child's knowledge of number bonds, percentages and fractions while you play. Compiled by deputy headteacher Matt Revill and packed with 20 games, this maths learning pack covers all the key skills your child will need to master as part of the primary numeracy curriculum.
Help your child practice their division skills by working through these money word problems