“Repeated Subtraction” or “Inversed Multiplication”
Angelique found 20 pieces of treasure at Treasure Island.
There were 4 treasure chests. She split the treasure into
equal amounts. How much treasure did she fit in each chest?
Amy, Josh and Daniel went trick-or-treating for Halloween.
The old lady who answered the first door had 21 pieces of
candy. She wanted to share them equally between the
children. How many did they get each?
Lila baked 24 chocolate chip cookies. She put the cookies
on 4 plates. Each plate had the same number of cookies.
How many cookies were there on each plate?
Today is Chloe’s birthday! Happy Birthday! She has 12 pieces
of birthday cake. 6 of Chloe’s friends are at her party. How
many pieces of cake can each friend get on their plate?
Mitchell bought 10 pieces of candy from the store. Mitchell
is a very nice person and he is giving his candy to 5 of his
classmates. How many pieces of candy will each one of his
Keira, Saara, Madison and Rebecca decided to share a pack of
Oreo’s fairly. There were 24 Oreos in the packet. How many
Oreo’s did they get each?
Jade, Jordyn and Drew were playing with Lego. There were
27 Lego pieces in the box and they decided to split them up
evenly so that they all had the same amount to play with.
How many pieces of Lego will they get each?
Kassadee picked 45 strawberries from the strawberry farm.
She divided them equally into 5 punnets. How many
strawberries will she put in each punnet?
Fletcher, Tim and Thomas won their soccer match
on the weekend. Their team scored 12 goals. The
three boys scored all the goals for their team and
they each scored the same amount as one another.
How many goals did they score each?
Shae, Madyson and Tori had $15 to spend on ice-creams at
Dreamworld. They decided to share the money equally. How
much money do they each get to spend?
Aodhan was playing
Mario Kart on the
Wii. He collected 18
bananas to drop on
6 characters slipped
the exact same
amount of bananas.
How many bananas
did they each slip
Brieanna’s Mum bought 18 fish for her three
children’s fish tanks. Mrs. Hastie wants to
share the fish out evenly. How many fish will
they get each?
Brandon’s three dogs are hungry! There are 27 dog
treats in the bag and Brandon is going to spoil them
by sharing them equally in each dog’s food bowl! How
many treats will they get each?