  # Divide by 2, 4 or 5 Mentally

In this worksheet, students will carry out mental division calculations. Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, you will practise dividing numbers by 2, 4 or 5 in your head.

Divide by 2          Halve the number

Divide by 4          Halve and halve again

Divide by 5          Double the number and divide by 10

Examples

5.64 ÷ 2 = 2.82

5.64 ÷ 4 = 2.82 ÷ 2 = 1.41

5.6 ÷ 5 = 11.2 ÷ 10 = 1.12

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