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WALT divided 2-digit numbers by a 1-digit number. 

Today we are going to be dividing our 2-digit number by partitioning into tens and ones and then sharing into equal groups.  You will use your times-tables to partition the number into mulitples of the divisor.

If I wanted to find the answer to:  42÷3=

Why did I partition 42 into 30 and 12 instead of 40 and  2?  (yes because I know that 3 won’t be able to go into 2 and I know it can go into 12-Well done). 

I would like you to look at the next few questions and answers.  See if they make sense. 

What do you notice about the partitioned numbers and the


Why do we partition 96 in different ways depending on the