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Long Division Problems

In this worksheet, students must solve problems involving dividing numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of long division. There will be remainders, which should be interpreted correctly.

'Long Division Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Mixed Problems

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Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, use long division to solve problems by dividing up to 4 digit numbers by 2-digit numbers.

When using long division, recognise remainders and write them in the appropriate place.



3904 eggs are packed into boxes of 12.

How many boxes will there be and how many eggs will be left over?



We must divide   3904 ÷ 12

First divide 39 ÷ 12 = 3 rem 3 and bring down the 0.

Next divide 30 ÷ 12 = 2 rem 6 and bring down the 4.

Lastly, divide 64 ÷ 12 = 5 rem 4.



We have shown that    3904 ÷ 12 = 325 r4


There will be 325 boxes and 4 eggs will be left over.


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