The Common Core State Standards are a set of academic standards for English Language Arts and Math that have been adopted by 45 states.
There are many benefits to these new standards, but one of the benefits is division strategy. Division strategies can be used in math or science and students need to know which strategy should be applied when solving problems involving division. These three common core strategies for division will help your child better understand how to divide numbers on their own.
The first strategy is called partitioning, where you cut the number being divided into equal pieces with a number line or bar graph so that each piece has the same value as the original number being divided (e.g., dividing 12 by 3) The second strategy is called creating equivalent fractions,