# Three ways to write a division problem 3

Find the value of the expression.

How much money does Glenda make each day? We could write it as 18 divided by 2, just like that, or we could write it as 18 divided by 2.

## Easy division

We could write it as 18 divided by 2, just like that, or we could write it as 18 divided by 2. Let's think about what this means. For problem 2, divide by 15 to get 15; each student gets 15 crackers. So if I want to divide these into two different groups that have the same number of boxes, I could just eyeball it, and say, well, let's make these top ones one group. And the way we would write this, and we'll think a little bit more about what this means, we could write this as 18 over 2. So I have 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, almost there-- 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, For example, instead of creating a problem that asks how many times a factor increases, ask how many times one number divides into another number. The pitcher started 20 games, so how many games did he win? With practice, students will learn how to identify and solve division story problems. Hatter has also had publication on home improvement websites such as Redbeacon. Word problems present situations in which students must use the information to determine the formula for finding a solution. Then divide 1, by to get 19; the pitcher won 19 out of 20 games.

Solve the problem yourself to make sure you know the correct answer. So we've split it into two groups of nine.

### How to write a division word problem

With practice, students will learn how to identify and solve division story problems. How many do we have in each group? Solve the problem yourself to make sure you know the correct answer. For example, instead of creating a problem that asks how many times a factor increases, ask how many times one number divides into another number. And these are equal groups. So I have 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, almost there-- 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, So if I want to divide these into two different groups that have the same number of boxes, I could just eyeball it, and say, well, let's make these top ones one group. References Purple Math: Translating Word Problems: Keywords About the Author Kathryn Hatter is a veteran home-school educator, as well as an accomplished gardener, quilter, crocheter, cook, decorator and digital graphics creator. Photo Credits. We have 18 boxes and we want to divide them into two equal stacks.

Create division problems by performing the opposite operations of multiplication problems. For problem 1, divide 2, by 22 to get Hatter has also had publication on home improvement websites such as Redbeacon.

Then divide 1, by to get 19; the pitcher won 19 out of 20 games. Photo Credits.

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