# Lesson Worksheet: Dividing Numbers Using Repeated Subtraction Mathematics • 3rd Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice dividing numbers up to 100 using repeated subtraction to find the number of groups.

Q1:

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

Q2:

Start at 36 and jump back in 6s until you reach 0 to find the answer to . Q3: Complete: . Complete: . Q4:

We can use number lines to divide. Jump back 5 each time. How many jumps from 35 to 0 do you make?

Write a subtraction equation to show this.

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What is ?

Q5:

David writes the following successive subtraction sentences:

Which of the following mathematical problems is he trying to solve?

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Q6:

By using the given number line and by counting backward, find . • A20
• B2
• C10
• D8
• E5

Q7:

Find using the given number line. • A6
• B5
• C25
• D20

Q8:

James has 10 books. He wants to distribute them among 2 of his friends. Calculate to find how many books each friend will get.

• A2 books
• B10 books
• C6 books
• D5 books

Q9:

Emma wants to find the result of , so she starts to subtract 2 from 8 and then 2 more, and so on. Write the missing subtraction equation in the following diagram. • A
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Q10:

If you have 20 pencils, how many times do you need to subtract 10 to reach 0?

Q11:

Jackson solved by repeated subtraction as , so .

Using the same method, find .

Q12:

Hannah is using repeated subtraction to solve :

Continue subtracting to find .

Q13:

Ethan has a book of 60 pages. He intends to read 10 pages every day. Find how many days he needs to finish the book, by counting the number of jumps. • A10 days
• B6 days
• C60 days