 # Using Factor Pairs to Divide

In this worksheet, students use factor pairs to help them divide larger numbers. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise/Use Pairs in Mental Calculation

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet you will learn to use factor pairs to help you divide larger numbers.

You know that 2 × 3 = 6.

This means that 200 × 3 = 600.

So 600 ÷ 3 = 200.

Example 1

Use the factor pair 3 × 4 = 12 to work out 120 ÷ 30.

3 × 4 = 12

30 × 4 = 120

120 ÷ 30 = 4

Example 2

Use the factor pair 5 × 3 = 15 to work out 1500 ÷ 5.

5 × 3 = 15

5 × 300 = 1500

1500 ÷ 5 = 300

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Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

60 ÷ 30

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

60 ÷ 2

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

600 ÷ 3

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

600 ÷ 2

Use the factor pair 2 × 4 = 8 to work out

80 ÷ 4

Use the factor pair 2 × 4 = 8 to work out

800 ÷ 4

Use the factor pair 2 × 4 = 8 to work out

800 ÷ 2

Use the factor pair 3 × 5 = 15 to work out

150 ÷ 3

Use the factor pair 3 × 5 = 15 to work out

150 ÷ 5

Use the factor pair 8 × 7 = 56 to work out

560 ÷ 7

• Question 1

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

60 ÷ 30

2
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 3 = 6
2 × 30 = 60
60 ÷ 30 = 2
• Question 2

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

60 ÷ 2

30
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 3 = 6
2 × 30 = 60
60 ÷ 2 = 30
• Question 3

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

600 ÷ 3

200
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 3 = 6
200 × 3 = 600
600 ÷ 3 = 200
• Question 4

Use the factor pair 2 × 3 = 6 to work out

600 ÷ 2

300
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 3 = 6
2 × 300 = 600
600 ÷ 2 = 300
• Question 5

Use the factor pair 2 × 4 = 8 to work out

80 ÷ 4

20
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 4 = 8
20 × 4 = 80
80 ÷ 4 = 20
• Question 6

Use the factor pair 2 × 4 = 8 to work out

800 ÷ 4

200
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 4 = 8
200 × 4 = 800
800 ÷ 4 = 200
• Question 7

Use the factor pair 2 × 4 = 8 to work out

800 ÷ 2

400
EDDIE SAYS
2 × 4 = 8
2 × 400 = 800
800 ÷ 2 = 400
• Question 8

Use the factor pair 3 × 5 = 15 to work out

150 ÷ 3

50
EDDIE SAYS
3 × 5 = 15
3 × 50 = 150
150 ÷ 3 = 50
• Question 9

Use the factor pair 3 × 5 = 15 to work out

150 ÷ 5

30
EDDIE SAYS
3 × 5 = 15
30 × 5 = 150
150 ÷ 5 = 30
• Question 10

Use the factor pair 8 × 7 = 56 to work out

560 ÷ 7

80
EDDIE SAYS
8 × 7 = 56
80 × 7 = 560
560 ÷ 7 = 80
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