Long Division on Graph Paper Worksheets is a fun way to practice dividing big numbers. Let’s break it down:
- Setting Up: We start by writing the big number (we call this the dividend) inside a division symbol, like a house. The smaller number that we’re dividing with (that’s the divisor) is written outside on the left like it’s knocking on the door.
- Dividing: We look at the big number from left to right, and figure out how many times the smaller number can fit into each part of the big number. We write this up on the roof of the house.
- Multiplying: Next, we multiply the number on the roof (the quotient) by the smaller number (the divisor), and write this below the big number inside the house.
- Subtracting: Then, we subtract this result from the big number inside the house. We write the answer to the subtraction under a line.
- Bringing down: The next step is to “bring down” the next digit from our big number and add it to the number we just subtracted.
- Repeat: We do this over and over until we’ve brought down every digit from our big number.
The cool thing about doing this on graph paper is that it keeps everything tidy. Each little square on the paper holds one digit, so we don’t get mixed up with where to write things. This is really handy when we’re learning how to do long division because it helps us see everything clearly.
These worksheets have lots of division problems for us to solve, and sometimes they even have helpful examples or tricks to make division easier. They’re great for practicing what we learn in math class or getting extra practice at home.
Printable Long Division On Graph Paper Worksheets