# 2nd Class Mathematics Division Facts about Division

Category : 2nd Class

• Division means equal distribution. In other words, division is a process of sharing or dividing into groups.
• Division is repeated subtraction.
• Division is inverse of multiplication.
• The symbol of division is horizontal line and two dots.
• A number divided by 1 gives the number itself as the quotient.
• A number divided by itself gives 1 as the quotient.
• Zero divided by any number gives 0 as the quotient.

Division by Grouping Equally

Divide 24 scissors into 3 groups by dividing equally.

Division by repeated subtraction

To dividecakes equally amongchildren by repeated subtraction method, follow these steps:

Step 1:

Givecakes to first child,are left.

Step 2:

Givecakes to second child. are left.

Step 3:

Givecakes to third child.is left.

Division as Reverse Multiplication

Multiplication means putting together in equal groups. Division means dividing into groups. So, division is the reverse process of multiplication. Means 3 groups containing 5 things each.

Meansthings divided equally intogroups.

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