Contributed by:

Long Division Method is explained clearly in 5 simple steps representing members of the family that can be easily remembered by the students.

1.
Long Division

by Monica Yuskaitis

by Monica Yuskaitis

2.
Long Division

• Long division is as simple as memorizing the

people in this family.

Dad Mom Sister Brother

Rover

• Long division is as simple as memorizing the

people in this family.

Dad Mom Sister Brother

Rover

3.
Long Division

• Each person represents a step in the long

division process.

3. Subtract

1. Divide

Sister

Dad 4. Bring down

Brother

2. Multiply 5. Repeat or

Remainder

Rover

• Each person represents a step in the long

division process.

3. Subtract

1. Divide

Sister

Dad 4. Bring down

Brother

2. Multiply 5. Repeat or

Remainder

Rover

4.
Step 1 in Long Division

1. Divide 4

Dad

• Divide 2 into first number in the

2)947

dividend.

How many 2’s

• Think how many 2’s

will fit into 9.

will go into 9?

• Write that number directly

above the number you

divided into.

1. Divide 4

Dad

• Divide 2 into first number in the

2)947

dividend.

How many 2’s

• Think how many 2’s

will fit into 9.

will go into 9?

• Write that number directly

above the number you

divided into.

5.
Step 2 in Long Division

2. Multiply 4

Mom 2)947

• Multiply the divisor times the first

number in the quotient. 8

• Write your answer 2x4=8

directly under the 9

or the number you

just divided into.

2. Multiply 4

Mom 2)947

• Multiply the divisor times the first

number in the quotient. 8

• Write your answer 2x4=8

directly under the 9

or the number you

just divided into.

6.
Step 3 in Long Division

3. Subtract 4

Sister 2)947

• Draw a line under the 8.

8

• Write a subtraction sign

next to the 8. 1

• Subtract 8 from 9.

• Write your answer directly below the 8.

3. Subtract 4

Sister 2)947

• Draw a line under the 8.

8

• Write a subtraction sign

next to the 8. 1

• Subtract 8 from 9.

• Write your answer directly below the 8.

7.
Step 4 in Long Division

4. Bring 4

Brother down

2)947

• Go to the next number in the dividend to

the right of the 9. 8

14

• Write an arrow under the 4.

• Bring the 4 down next to the 1.

4. Bring 4

Brother down

2)947

• Go to the next number in the dividend to

the right of the 9. 8

14

• Write an arrow under the 4.

• Bring the 4 down next to the 1.

8.
Step 5 in Long Division

5. Repeat or 4

Remainder

Rover 2)947

• This is where you decide

repeat the 5 steps of division.

whether you

8

14

• If your divisor can divide into your new number,

14, or if you have numbers in the dividend

that have not been brought down, you repeat

the 5 steps of division.

5. Repeat or 4

Remainder

Rover 2)947

• This is where you decide

repeat the 5 steps of division.

whether you

8

14

• If your divisor can divide into your new number,

14, or if you have numbers in the dividend

that have not been brought down, you repeat

the 5 steps of division.

9.
Step 1 in Long Division

1. Divide 47

Dad

2)947

• Divide 2 into your new number, 14.

8

• Place your answer 14

directly above the 4

in your quotient.

1. Divide 47

Dad

2)947

• Divide 2 into your new number, 14.

8

• Place your answer 14

directly above the 4

in your quotient.

10.
Step 2 in Long Division

2. Multiply 47

Mom 2)947

• Multiply your divisor, 2,

new number

with your

in the quotient, 7. 8

14

• Place your answer 14

directly under the

14.

2. Multiply 47

Mom 2)947

• Multiply your divisor, 2,

new number

with your

in the quotient, 7. 8

14

• Place your answer 14

directly under the

14.

11.
Step 3 in Long Division

3. Subtract 47

Sister

2)947

• Draw a line under the bottom 14.

8

• Draw a subtraction sign. 14

• Subtract & place answer

14

under the line. 0

3. Subtract 47

Sister

2)947

• Draw a line under the bottom 14.

8

• Draw a subtraction sign. 14

• Subtract & place answer

14

under the line. 0

12.
Step 4 in Long Division

4. Bring 47

down

Brother

2)947

8

• Put an arrow under

the next number, 7,

in the dividend.

14

• Bring the 7 down next to 14

the 0.

07

4. Bring 47

down

Brother

2)947

8

• Put an arrow under

the next number, 7,

in the dividend.

14

• Bring the 7 down next to 14

the 0.

07

13.
Step 5 in Long Division

5. Repeat or 47

Remainder

Rover 2)947

• If the 2 will divide into your new number, 8

14

7, then repeat the steps of division.

14

07

5. Repeat or 47

Remainder

Rover 2)947

• If the 2 will divide into your new number, 8

14

7, then repeat the steps of division.

14

07

14.
Step 1 in Long Division

1. Divide 47 3

Dad 2)947

• Divide your divisor, 2, into

number, 7.

your new 8

• Place your answer in the

14

quotient next to the 7. 14

07

1. Divide 47 3

Dad 2)947

• Divide your divisor, 2, into

number, 7.

your new 8

• Place your answer in the

14

quotient next to the 7. 14

07

15.
Step 2 in Long Division

2. Multiply 47 3

2)947

Mom

8

14

• Multiply your divisor, 2, by your new

number in the quotient, 3.

14

• Place your answer under the

number you brought 07

down, 7. 6

2. Multiply 47 3

2)947

Mom

8

14

• Multiply your divisor, 2, by your new

number in the quotient, 3.

14

• Place your answer under the

number you brought 07

down, 7. 6

16.
Step 3 in Long Division

3. Subtract 47 3

2)947

Sister

8

• Draw a line under the number 6.

14

14

• Place your subtraction sign. 07

• Subtract & put your answer 6

directly under the 6.

1

3. Subtract 47 3

2)947

Sister

8

• Draw a line under the number 6.

14

14

• Place your subtraction sign. 07

• Subtract & put your answer 6

directly under the 6.

1

17.
Step 4 in Long Division

4. Bring 47 3

down 2)947

Brother 8

• Look at your dividend to see if there

are any more numbers to bring down. 14

14

07

• If not, move to step 5. 6

1

4. Bring 47 3

down 2)947

Brother 8

• Look at your dividend to see if there

are any more numbers to bring down. 14

14

07

• If not, move to step 5. 6

1

18.
Step 5 in Long Division

5. Repeat or 47 3 R1

Remainder 2)947

Rover 8

• Since there are no more numbers to bring down & 2 will

not divide into 1, you do not repeat the steps of division.

14

14

07

6

• The number left over, 1,

becomes the remainder. 1

5. Repeat or 47 3 R1

Remainder 2)947

Rover 8

• Since there are no more numbers to bring down & 2 will

not divide into 1, you do not repeat the steps of division.

14

14

07

6

• The number left over, 1,

becomes the remainder. 1

19.
You’re

You did it!

47 3 R1 awesome!

2)947

8

14 Cool

Dude!

You’re so

14

07

6 Wolf!

1

You did it!

47 3 R1 awesome!

2)947

8

14 Cool

Dude!

You’re so

14

07

6 Wolf!

1

20.
Credits

Written by Monica Yuskaitis

Illustrations by

• Corel Gallery by Corel Corp.

• Broderbund ClipArt T/Maker Co.

Copying of this software must be approved

by Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary, CUSD

This software may only be used in Ceres

Unified School District

Written by Monica Yuskaitis

Illustrations by

• Corel Gallery by Corel Corp.

• Broderbund ClipArt T/Maker Co.

Copying of this software must be approved

by Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary, CUSD

This software may only be used in Ceres

Unified School District