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# Understanding Division as Repeated Subtraction 3rd Grade Math Worksheets

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## Definition:

Division can be defined as the action of separating something (an object or numerical value) into parts. In layman’s term, it is simply the process of being separated. With the notion of division, repeated subtraction can be also one way of performing the said operation as its nature is almost the same.

REPEATED SUBTRACTION – It is a method that subtracts the equal number of items from a group.

## Summary:

DIVISION AS REPEATED SUBTRACTION – It is the method of subtracting the equal number of items from a larger group. It is also known as division.

If the same number is repeatedly subtracted from another larger number until the remainder is zero or a number smaller than the number being subtracted, it can be written in the form of division.

PARTS OF A DIVISION SENTENCE

• DIVIDEND – The number you are dividing up.
• DIVISOR – The number you are dividing by.
• QUOTIENT – The answer or result.

## Example:

There are 32 hats. How many groups of 4 hats can be formed?

32 – 4 = 28 – 4 = 24 – 4 = 20 – 4 = 16 – 4 = 12 – 4 = 8 – 4 = 4 – 4 = 0

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