This activity is about dividing by 2.

**Examples:**

Work out the divisions below.

**24 ÷ 2**

We can split 24 into 20 + 4 and halve each number to get 10 + 2 = **12.**

**25 ÷ 2**

We can split 25 into 20 + 5 and halve each number to get 10 + 2 rem 1 = **12 rem 1.**

**37 ÷ 2**

We can split 37 into 30 + 7 and halve each number to get 15 + 3 rem 1 = **18 rem 1.**

*When we divide an even number by 2, there is no remainder.*

*When we divide an odd number by 2, there is always a remainder of 1.*

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