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Use Mental Division

In this worksheet, students practise division questions as quickly as possible.

'Use Mental Division' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be learning to divide numbers mentally.


Division and multiplication are the inverses of each other. 

This can be really helpful when dividing!


When we know a multiplication fact, we can use this to find two related division facts. 


example of inverse facts


Let's try an example together. 



Write the missing number

8 ÷ __ = 2



We know that 2 × 4 = 8

So, using the inverse we can say that 8 ÷ 2 = 4 and 8 ÷ 4 = 2

So the answer is

8 ÷ 4 = 2


Now you know how to use related facts, it's time to try some more questions like this. 

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