Quotative Division

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of quotative division:

- It involves determining
*the number of groups*using division when the entire amount and the number in each group are known. - It is division by grouping.
- It is division by forming equal shares across groups.
- It may also be called "measurement" division.

Example

Non-example

Partitive (Partition) Division

Francisco has 10 cookies. He eats an equal amount of cookies every day for five days. How many cookies will Francisco eat each day?

Known: Number of days to eat cookies (number of groups)

Unknown: Number of cookies eaten each day (number of objects in each group)

TEKS: This term is not explicitly stated in the TEKS.