# Accessible Algorithms For Division - Division Worksheet

Level 2
(continued)
Accessible Algorithms for Division
Introduce these accessible algorithms when students learn multi-
digit division. Support students’ use of the algorithms whenever they
are working on multi-digit division with or without remainders.
Expanded Notation Method
Use with Houghton Mifflin Math, Ch 9, Lessons 2–4, 6; Ch11, Lessons 4–6.
This method helps students see the role of place value in division.
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Rectangle Sections Method
Use with Houghton Mifflin Math, Ch 5, Lessons 2, 5.
This method of long division can help students find the unknown
length of a rectangle when given the rectangle’s total area and
the length of one side.
First
Divide in the greatest place possible.
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Multiply. Subtract to find the leftover amount.
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Build a new section
Next
with each leftover amount.
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