Division is the process of splitting a number into equal parts. It is the opposite of multiplication. When you divide a number by another number, you are finding out how many times the second number can fit into the first number.

Division is often represented using the division symbol (÷) or by using a fraction bar. For example, 10 ÷ 2 or 10/2 both represent the division of 10 by 2.

- Dividend: The number being divided
- Divisor: The number by which the dividend is being divided
- Quotient: The result of the division
- Remainder: The amount left over when the dividend cannot be divided equally by the divisor

Let's look at an example: 15 ÷ 3.

In this case, 15 is the dividend and 3 is the divisor. When we divide 15 by 3, we get a quotient of 5 because 3 can fit into 15 five times with no remainder.

Just like addition, subtraction, and multiplication, division has its own set of properties. Some of the key properties of division include the commutative property, associative property, and distributive property.

There are various techniques for division, including long division, short division, and using a calculator. Each technique has its own advantages and is useful in different situations.

Now that you have learned about division, it's important to practice solving division problems to solidify your understanding. Try solving the following division problems:

- 24 ÷ 4
- 36 ÷ 6
- 45 ÷ 9

Remember to check your answers and understand any mistakes you might make along the way.

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Algebra (NCTM)

Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.

Recognize and generate equivalent forms for simple algebraic expressions and solve linear equations

Grade 6 Curriculum Focal Points (NCTM)

Algebra: Writing, interpreting, and using mathematical expressions and equations

Students write mathematical expressions and equations that correspond to given situations, they evaluate expressions, and they use expressions and formulas to solve problems. They understand that variables represent numbers whose exact values are not yet specified, and they use variables appropriately. Students understand that expressions in different forms can be equivalent, and they can rewrite an expression to represent a quantity in a different way (e.g., to make it more compact or to feature different information). Students know that the solutions of an equation are the values of the variables that make the equation true. They solve simple one-step equations by using number sense, properties of operations, and the idea of maintaining equality on both sides of an equation. They construct and analyze tables (e.g., to show quantities that are in equivalent ratios), and they use equations to describe simple relationships (such as 3x = y) shown in a table.