*Contributor: Jennifer Del Valle Rodriguez. Lesson ID: 14163*

Unlock your division skills with fun projects! Create a storybook, design a colorful poster, or whip up a divided recipe. Dive into creative ways to master division by 7 and 8!

categories

subject

Math

learning style

Auditory, Visual

personality style

Lion, Golden Retriever

Grade Level

Intermediate (3-5)

Lesson Type

Quick Query

- Have you ever noticed how the numbers 7 and 8 pop up in some pretty cool places?

In many cultures, the number 7 is often viewed as lucky and associated with good fortune, while the number 8 is celebrated in Chinese culture as a symbol of success.

- Now, how about making these special numbers work for you?

Get ready to divide and conquer with 7 and 8 as you tackle division problems like a pro!

- Are you ready for a math adventure?

Dividing by 7 and 8 might feel a little tricky at first, but don’t worry! With some fun tips and tricks, you’ll become a division expert in no time.

- Are you ready to shine like a division superstar?

Dive in!

Imagine having a delicious pizza you want to share equally with your friends. That’s what division is all about—sharing or splitting things into equal parts!

**Dividing by 7**

Think About 7: When dividing by 7, you split items into 7 equal groups.

Check this out!

You have 21 cookies and want to share them with 7 friends.

- How many cookies does each friend get?

To find out, divide 21 by 7.

21 ÷ 7 = 3

So, each friend gets 3 cookies! Yum!

Try another one!

Divide 14 by 7.

- How many groups will you get?

Hint: use the picture to help you group 7 pieces of candy in each set.

14 ÷ 7 = ?

You should find that each friend gets 2 candies!

Awesome work!

If you have 14 candies and share them with 7 friends, each friend gets 2 candies!

Review your new trick for dividing by 7 with this fun video.

Great job with dividing by 7!

- Are you ready to learn a new trick for the number 8?

**Dividing by 8**

When you divide by 8, you split things into 8 equal groups.

Check this out!

You have 24 stickers and want to share them with 8 friends.

- How many stickers does each friend get?

To find out, divide 24 by 8.

24 ÷ 8 = 3

So, each friend gets 3 stickers!

Try another one!

You have 32 stars to share with 8 friends.

32 | = | ? | |

8 |

- How many stars will each friend receive?

32 ÷ 8 = ?

You should find that each friend gets 4 stars!

Fantastic!

If you have 32 stars and share them with 8 friends, each friend gets 4 stars!

Review your new trick for dividing by 8 with this funvideo!

Wow!

You learned some cool tricks for dividing by 7 and 8! Way to go!

- Did you know division symbols are like secret keys that unlock the solution to sharing things equally?

Check them out!

**Division Symbols**

*The Division Sign ( ÷ )*

This is the most common symbol you’ll see. For example, 21 ÷ 7 means “21 divided by 7.”

*The Slash ( / )*

You can also use a slash. For example, 56 / 8 means the same as 56 ÷ 8.

*Fraction Line (—)*

Division can also be shown as a fraction. For example, 24 ÷ 8 can be written like this.

24 | ||

8 |

- Are you ready to divide and conquer your new division skills?

Solve the flashcards below. Shout out the answers to the problems on the cards before flipping each over to check your answers!

You did it! You learned how to divide numbers by 7 and 8 and discovered different symbols for division. Great job!

Remember, division is all about sharing and splitting things equally. Keep practicing, and you’ll be a division superstar in no time!

Now, fly to the *Got It?* section to test your knowledge of dividing by 7 and 8!