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# Dividing Decimals – Math Mazes

Review how to divide a decimal by a decimal and a whole number with this set of math mazes.

## Practice How to Divide Decimals

Are your students in need of a refresher on how to divide with decimals? When teaching your student to divide with decimals, remind them if the dividend has more decimal places than the divisor, shift the decimal point in the dividend to the right until it has the same number of decimal places as the divisor. If the dividend has fewer decimal places than the divisor, shift the decimal point in the dividend to the right until it has the same number of decimal places as the divisor. Then divide the numbers as if they were whole numbers, ignoring the decimal point. Finally, place the decimal point in the quotient directly above the decimal point in the dividend and count that many spaces from the right to get the correct answer.

With this set of math mazes, students will practice dividing a decimal by a decimal and a decimal by a whole number as they work their way through a set of 3 mazes. t.

## Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage students to change values so that a dead-end path leads to the correct answer.

If there are students who need a bit of support, invite them to reference previous assignments posters, anchor charts, and assignments. Additionally, this activity can be completed in a small group or one-on-one setting.

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Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can color in the correct path with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.

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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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