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Making Division Fun

Date: 10/26/95 at 20:0:50
From: Anonymous
Subject: Division

How can division be less boring?

Date: 11/12/95 at 15:51:29
From: Doctor Betsy
Subject: Re: Division


Imagine you are going trick-or-treating with 3 of your friends.  You 
only take one bag with you for all the candy you collect, and when you 
are done you have 58 pieces of candy.  You want to make sure everyone 
gets the same amount, so you divide:  

                4| 58

Work this problem to find out how much candy each person gets.  If you 
have a remainder, you might need to divide a piece of candy in half.

Hope that helps!

-Doctor Betsy,  The Geometry Forum

Associated Topics:
Elementary Division

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