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.
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.