Use arrays and practice problems to understand remainders.
Some division problems work out nicely.
An array of 24 circles arranged in 3 rows of 8 circles each.
Other division problems don't work out nicely.
An array of 25 circles arranged in 3 rows of 7 circles each and 1 row of 4 circles.
Oh no! We can't split circles into perfect groups of . We have some circles left over.
How many groups of can we make?
How many circles remain? In other words, how many circles are not in a group?
Key idea: We can use a remainder to describe what remains after dividing.
Practice problem 1
An array of 19 circles arranged in 2 rows of 9 circles each and 1 row of 1 circle.
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