The division is one of the arithmetic processes. Multiplication and division are co-related to each other. Here students will learn division sums for class 4.

In this learning concept, the students will also learn to

- Classify the division sums.
- Evaluate division using the grid method.
- Identify division terms and the long division method.

Each concept is explained to class 4 maths students using illustrations, examples, and mind maps. Students can assess their learning by solving the two printable worksheets given at the page’s end.

Download the division worksheets for class 4 and check the solutions to the division question for class 4 provided in PDF format.

**What Is Division?**

**Division:** Division is one of the four arithmetic operations. The process of distributing a group of things into equal parts is called **division**.

**Dividend: **The number that is to be divided is called **Dividend**.

**Divisor**: The number by which the dividend is divided is called the **Divisor**.

**Quotient**: The results obtained in the division process is called the **Quotient**.

The symbol used for division is “`÷`

”.

**Division As Opposite of Multiplication**

**Example :**

There are 12 balls and 3 boxes. Arrange 12 balls equally in the 3 boxes.

**Answer:**

We know that 3 × 4 = 12. So, if 12 balls are divided into three boxes, then each box will contain 4 balls. 12 `÷`

3 = 4.

**Division Using Grid Method:**

**Example :**

Divide 96 by 4.

**Answer:**

Write 96 on the grid and 4 outside the box.

**Long Method of Division for 2-digit Numbers**

**Example :**

Divide 39 by 3.

**Answer:**

**Fun facts:**

- If a number is divided by itself then the quotient is 1.
- If a number is divided by 1 then the quotient is the number itself.

**Common Mistakes:**

Students generally neglect the place holder of 0.

**Example :**

404 `÷`

2

The correct way is

Therefore, 404 `÷`

2 = 202

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