Warm-up Number Talk: Divide by 3
Find the value of each expression mentally.
Activity 1 Decompose Dividends
Find the value of
Here’s how Priya finds the value of
What has Priya done? Describe her steps.
How is Priya’s method similar to your method?
Use Priya’s method to find the value of
Activity 2 Tyler’s Method
Tyler uses a different method to find the value of
How are Priya and Tyler’s methods alike? How are they different? List as many similarities and differences as you can find.
Why do you think Tyler uses subtraction in his method?
Show how Tyler might record the process of finding the value of
Here are two incomplete calculations of