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### Knowledge

Students know:
• How to decompose and compose numbers in a variety of ways using place value and the properties of operations to demonstrate a variety of strategies for division.
• Division can be described as an unknown factor problem.
• A variety of contextual situations can be represented with a division equation.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• Use strategies based on place value to find whole number quotients and remainders.
• Use the properties of operations to find whole number quotients and remainders.
• Use arrays and area models to find whole number quotients and remainders.
• Illustrate division situations with rectangular arrays and area models.
• Write an equation to represent a division situation.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
Division expressions represent
• The number of objects in each group when the total number is partitioned evenly into a given number of groups.
• The number of groups when the total number is partitioned into groups that each contain a given number.

### Vocabulary

• Quotient
• Dividend
• Divisor
• Divide
• Multiply
• Multiple
• Equation
• Remainder
• Area model
• Greatest multiple
• Decompose
• Compose
• Array
• Properties of operations
• Unknown factor
• Partial quotient