The Relationship of Division and Subtraction

See how division and subtraction go hand-in-hand. The fourth installment of a 36-part module has scholars investigate the relationship between subtraction and division. They learn using tape diagrams to see that they can use repeated subtraction to model division.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the problem set as either classwork or homework depending on available class time
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires 30 pieces of square paper for each pair
  • Lesson builds on work from previous lessons
Pros

  • Provides a graphic organizer illustrating the relationship between addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Includes questions to use during class discussion
Cons

  • None
Common Core