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Reflexão acerca do ensino do algoritmo da divisão inteira: proposta didática

Fernandes, D. R. G. ; Martins, F.

Exedra Vol. 9, Nº 1, pp. 172 - 197, December, 2014.

ISSN (print): -7880
ISSN (online): -7880

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The most difficult arithmetic operation for students is division and teachers often use mnemonics
for it. Global, procedural and conceptual understanding are the key for a successful teaching/learning
process. For that, this paper intends to present a proposal for didactics phases of the integer division
algorithm teaching. First it will be made a short contextualization to explain the ideas and theories that
support this propose and afterwards it will be explained, exemplified and illustrated.
Keywords: Division algorithm; meanings of division; decimal number system