Worksheet: Repeated Subtraction

In this worksheet, we will practice dividing using the repeated subtraction process to find the quotient and remainder.

Q1:

A person wants to distribute 30 notebooks equally into 6 bags. How many notebooks should they put in each bag?

Q2:

18 friends want to play volleyball. If they divide into teams of 6 people, how many teams will there be?

Q3:

What is 1 6 ÷ 4 ?

Q4:

A person has 21 apples to put in plates. Each plate will hold 3 apples.

  • A 2 1 ÷ 3 = 1 8
  • B 2 1 ÷ 7 = 3
  • C 2 1 ÷ 3 = 2 4
  • D 2 1 ÷ 3 = 7

Q5:

Start at 36 and jump back in 6 s until you reach 0 to find the answer to 3 6 ÷ 6 .

Q6:

Use Samar’s strategy to find the answers.

2 0 ÷ 4 = ?

  • A6
  • B4
  • C16
  • D5

2 1 ÷ 7 = ?

  • A4
  • B14
  • C7
  • D3

Q7:

We can use number lines to divide.

Jump back 5 each time. How many jumps from 35 to 0 do you make?

  • A5
  • B6
  • C8
  • D7

Write a subtraction equation to show this.

  • A 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 = 0
  • B 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 = 0
  • C 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 = 0
  • D 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 = 0

What is 3 5 ÷ 5 ?

  • A7
  • B5
  • C6
  • D8

Q8:

36 friends want to play volleyball. If they divide into teams of 6 people, how many teams will there be?

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