# Divide on a Number Line

How to divide on a number line?

Learn to divide using number line to find the quotient.

We can do repeated subtraction on the number line to find division.

Let us find 15 ÷ 5.

Thus, 15 ÷ 5 = 3

Solved Examples to show Divide on a Number Line:

1. Solve 14 ÷ 7

Solution:

7 is subtracted repeatedly from 14 using the number line

When 7 is subtracted 2 times from 14 in the number line, then we get the remainder zero.

Thus, 7 is subtracted from 14, 2 times.

Hence, 14 ÷ 7 = 2, 2 is the quotient.

2. Divide 40 ÷ 8

Using the number line 8 is subtracted repeatedly from 40

When 8 is subtracted 5 times from 40 in the number line, then we get the remainder zero.

Thus, 8 is subtracted from 40, 5 times.

Hence, 40 ÷ 8 = 5, 5 is the quotient.

3. Solve 24 by 6

Solution:

6 is subtracted repeatedly from 24 using the number line

When 6 is subtracted 4 times from 24 in the number line, then we get the remainder zero.

Thus, 6 can be subtracted from 24, 4 times.

Hence, 24 ÷ 6 = 4, 4 is the quotient.

4. Divide 15 ÷ 3

3 is subtracted repeatedly from 15 using the number line

3 is subtracted from 15, five times in the number line, then we get the remainder zero.

Thus, 3 can be subtracted from 15 five times.

Hence, 15 ÷ 3 = 5, 5 is the quotient.

5. Divide 63 ÷ 9

9 is subtracted repeatedly from 63 using the number line

9 is subtracted from 63, seven times in the number line, then we get the remainder zero.

Thus, 9 can be subtracted from 63 seven times.

Hence, 63 ÷ 9 = 7, 7 is the quotient.

The above examples will help us to solve various division problems on 1-digit number and 2-digit number by a single digit number using number line.

Questions and Answers on Division on a Number Line:

1. Use the number line to find the division by repeated subtraction.

(i) Find 12 ÷ 2 12 ÷ 2 = _____

(ii) Find 18 ÷ 3 18 ÷ 3 = _____

(iii) Find 20 ÷ 4 20 ÷ 4 = _____

(i) 12 ÷ 2 = 6

(ii) 18 ÷ 3 = 6

(iii) 20 ÷ 4 = 5