# Divide by 2 and 3

In this worksheet, students will work out how to share a number of apples equally between two or three people.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

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#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be sharing objects into equal groups to divide by 2 and 3.

Here, we have 6 apples and two children.

If we share the apples between the two children, they will each get 3 apples.

Let's try an example. This time, we will be sharing into three groups.

Example

If these apples are shared equally between three children, how many does each child get?

To share equally, group the apples into three portions.

3 + 3 + 3 = 9

Each child gets 3 apples.

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