# 2nd Class Mathematics Division Facts about Division

Category : 2nd Class

### Facts about Division

• 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 divide cakes equally among children by repeated subtraction method, follow these steps: Step 1:

Give cakes to first child, are left. Step 2:

Give cakes to second child. are left. Step 3:

Give cakes 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.  Means things divided equally into groups.

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