# Division Math Puzzle Worksheets

How Division Puzzles Help Students Learn Better - Being a mathematics teacher is not easy, especially when it comes to creating a task for the students to help them learn better and is interesting as well. But there are many tricks to help the students develop an interest in math. One of the most fun activities for engaging students is division puzzles. Division puzzles are great for focus building, enhancing critical thinking skills, and sharpen solving techniques. These fun activities work as motivators. They increase the mastering apprehension, expand the ability to engage and solve miscellaneous challenges from various viewpoints, promote the creative process, which ultimately leads to better problem-solving capability, and improved learning processes. With better skills, students not only perform better in a particular subject, but puzzles also help in increasing knowledge in general, improving the learning processes, which helps to stimulate the reasoning and apprehension needed for hard work and creativity. Who said learning could not be fun?

• ### Basic Lesson

Demonstrates how to solve a division puzzle vertically and horizontally. Using the division operation only, Find the trail in each puzzle going horizontally or vertically from * position.

• ### Intermediate Lesson

Walks students step-by-step through dividing with decimals in a puzzle. Start from 4 going right horizontally, 4 ÷ 2, then vertically down and then right horizontally, 4 ÷ 2 ÷ 4 ÷ 2 ÷ 5 = .05 is the trail.

• ### Independent Practice 1

Asks students to determine the path of division to an final quotient. The answers can be found below.

• ### Independent Practice 2

20 more problems to reinforce skills.

• ### Homework Worksheet

20 more problems to reinforce skills.

• ### Skill Quiz

Features a series of 10 problems. A math scoring matrix is included.

• ### Homework and Quiz Answer Key

Answers for the homework and quiz.

• ### Lesson and Practice Answer Key

Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.

#### Steak Dinner

Is it possible to cut a prime rib with a steak knife or is a prime rib divisible only by itself and by the number one? Prime numbers are numbers that can be divided by only themselves and the number 1.