# CLASS-4DIVISION (WORD PROBLEM)

WORD PROBLEM

1) Tom has purchased 15 toffees for his 5 friends. Now tell each of his friends will receive how many toffees?

Ans.) Tom has purchased 15 toffees for his 5 friends.

That can be distributed in this way= 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3

But, the procedure of distribution should be -      5 )  1 5  ( 3

(Recall the table of 5)                                   1 5

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So, every friend of Tom should have got 3 toffees.    (Ans.)

2) Mr. Philip has purchased 75 apples to distribute 15 orphans, now tell how many apples will be received each orphan ?

Ans.)  Mr. Philip has purchased 75 apples for 15 orphans.

That can be distributed in this way= 15 + 15 + 15 + 15 + 15 = 75

(Where ever we are determined to distribute something, we need to think about division, where 75 is ‘Dividend’ and 15 is ‘Divisor’, so now recall the table of 15)

Then, every orphan should get -  15 )  7  5  (  5

7  5

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So, each orphan will receive 5 apples.     (Ans.)

3) If there are 20 boxes, and 500 oranges to be packed by those boxes, then each box will contain how many oranges ?

Ans.)  (Where ever we are determined to distribute something, we need to think about division, where 500 is ‘Dividend’ and 20 is ‘Divisor’, so now recall the table of 20)  This is to be remembered that, always ‘Dividend’ > ‘Divisor’.

If there are 500 oranges and these are to be distributed in 20 boxes, then each box will contain-

20 )   5   0   0  ( 2 5

4   0

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1   0   0

1   0   0

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So, each box may contain 25 oranges.  (Ans.)

4) If in an outing there are 75 people went for a picnic and 3 buses were hired. Each bus how many passengers contain at a time ?

Ans.)  (Where ever we are determined to distribute something, we need to think about division, here 500 is ‘Dividend’ and 20 is ‘Divisor’, so now recall the table of 20)  This is to be remembered that, always ‘Dividend’ > ‘Divisor’.

If there are 75 people went for a picnic by three buses, then each bus can contain-

3 )  7   5  ( 2  5

6

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1    5

1    5

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So, each bus contains 25 people at a time.    (Ans.)

5) If you have 750 apple, and you have been said to pack all of these by 15 wooden box, then each wooden box contain how many apple?

Ans.) If there are 750 apples to be packed by 15 boxes, then each box may contain –

15 )  7   5   0  ( 5  0

7   5

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0

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So, each box can contain 50 apples.     (Ans.)