If you don't have Base 10 Blocks, copy this sheet on to heavy (card stock) and cut out 100 strips, 10 strips and 1's. It is very important for a student to represent their numbers when beginning long division.

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By Deb Russell

As the students separate the base 10 strips into the groups. They realize they must trade a 10 strip for 10 - 1's to complete the process. This emphasizes place value very well.

If you don't have Base 10 Blocks, copy this sheet on to heavy (card stock) and cut out 100 strips, 10 strips and 1's. It is very important for a student to represent their numbers when beginning long division.

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