  # Use Multiplication as the Inverse Operation of Division

In this worksheet, students will find the missing number in a division fact by using multiplication. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Multiplication/Division Facts

Popular topics:   Multiplication worksheets, Division worksheets

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In this activity, we will be finding the missing number in a division fact by using multiplication.

Example

Find the missing number in the division fact.

÷ 6 = 4

We use the fact that multiplying and dividing are opposites (inverses).

6 x 4 = 24

24 ÷ 6 = 4

We can always check it to see if it works.

24 ÷ 6 = 4

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