More Divisibility Rules

Purpose:

The purpose of this activity is to help your child extend the divisibility rules they know.

Link to the Number Framework:

Number Facts, Stage 8

What you need:

Pack of cards. Ace = 1, remove the 10 and the picture cards.
Divisibility rules (PDF,60KB) . You can print these or make your own.
Calculator

What to do:

Together make a 3 digit number using the cards. Use the divisibility rules to work out what numbers the hundreds is divisible by. You can check your answers with the calculator.

What to expect your child to do:

Over time expect your child to become quicker at using the divisibility rules.

Variation:

Ask your child to make a 3 digit number that is divisible by a number, for example “make a number that can be divisible by 3”

Related Māori vocab:

riwhiriwhi (~a)
shuffle
whakawehe (~a)
divide
mati
digit
tau mati-toru
3-digit number
taurua
even number
tapeke
total

Download a file of this activity:

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Download a file of this activity including questions to ask in Māori:

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