# Work Out a Half of a Number

In this worksheet, students will use their division skills to halve numbers in their head by dividing by two.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Multiplication/Division Facts

Popular topics:   Division worksheets, Numbers worksheets

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#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be halving numbers.

Example

Do these questions mentally and as quickly as you can.

What is 262 ÷ 2 ?

131

The quickest way to do this in your head is to split the numbers into 200, 60 and 2.

Half of 200 is 100, half of 60 is 30 and half of 2 is 1.

We have 100, 30 and 1.

Add them together and we have 131.

Easy isn't it!!

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