Division as equal groups
Sal represents division as equal groups of objects.
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- In example let's just say that 12 divided by 4 = 3 and 12 divided by 3 = 4? Is that make sense so you don't do that like that you have to go slow and get how you get that? Is that make sense? Thank you for listening?(21 votes)
- Um... What? I couldn't understand you. But 12 divided by 3=4, so that means 3 times 4 is 12. That also means 12 divided by 4 is 3. Because it is a fact family. So yes. It does make sense.(14 votes)
- what is 300x12?(17 votes)
- First what you would do is 12x3 and that is 36. Last you would add the zeros and since there are two zeros you would add the two zeros into the 36+the zeros in the 300 and you would get 3600(9 votes)
- 0:16angry cat attack(22 votes)
- If you have any questions about this video, then comment and I will be glad to answer your question!(15 votes)
- What did he do do that cats to made them an angry cat??(3 votes)
- I LOVE the 12-24 angry cats!(6 votes)
- not helpful but it could understand a little...(5 votes)
- and also can you also give me a example of division and multaplacation togther thank you(4 votes)
- 0:16angry cat attack!(4 votes)
- i have a question was that a cat pun per group and another what is there are 3 divided by 10 is it a trick question or a real one(4 votes)
- Why did he use angry cats?(4 votes)
- Idont knowwww i think he would do it to bee funny(0 votes)
- [Instructor] So it looks like we have some angry cats on our hands, meow, yeah they seem angry. And what we want to do is think about how can we separate these angry cats 'cause the only thing worse than an angry cat is 12 of them coordinating potentially to take over the world. And so what we're going to think about is can we divide these 12 angry cats into equal groups and just for the sake of this video let's say we want to divide them into three equal groups, how could we do that? Well let me see if I can do it, let's see maybe this is one group right over here, maybe this is another group right over there, and then this is another group. Are those three equal groups? Let's see this top group has four, this group has three, and this one has five, so no these aren't three equal groups so that won't work it has to be not just three groups, three equal groups. So let me see if I can do something different. I could have these four in a group and then I could have these four in a group, I think this is going to work out this time. And then I could have these four in a group. And as I just said out loud all of these groups have exactly four angry cats in them, which is a little bit more manageable and so this works out. I have just divided the 12 into three equal groups and how many cats are in each of those equal groups? Well we can see very clearly that there are four cats in each of those equal groups. So the way to think about division in this example is you started with 12 and you divide it into three equal, three equal groups and we ended up with four cats, four cats per group. Now what if we wanted to interpret it slightly differently? So let's bring in 12 more angry cats which is always a dangerous thing to do but we're doing it for the sake of learning so it's worth it. Meow, yep more angry cats. And now let's imagine 12 divided by three, 12 divided by three, but this time we're not going to think about the three as three equal groups, we're going to think about it as 12 divided into groups of three. So groups of three. So each of the equal groups will have three in them and so then that's going to tell us how many equal groups we're able to have. So let's do that, let's create groups of three. So let's see that's a group of three angry cats right over there. This is another group of three angry cats, this is a group of three angry cats and then this is a group of three angry cats. So how many equal groups of three angry cats do I have? Well I have one, two, three, and four equal groups. So if I want to take 12 angry cats and divide them into groups of three I end up with four equal, four equal groups. So there you have it, there's two different ways that we can imagine division. And the same exact division expression 12 divided by three, you could do it as 12 being divided into three equal groups and then the answer would be how many things per group. Or you could say hey 12 divided into groups of three and then that would end up with four equal groups.