Åk 6–9
 
English
6.1 Dividing with Whole Numbers
Julia and Adrian are going to share half a pizza.  How much will each get? This is written as:

÷ 2
=
÷ 2
=
They then get a fourth of the pizza each.



Here is another example:

Fredrik, Mary and Nada share a fourth of a chocolate cake.  How large of a piece do they get?

This is written as a fourth divided by 3.

÷ 3 =
÷ 3 =

They get a twelfth of the chocolate cake each.