Unit 1, Lesson 8# Division terms and notation

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Translate between verbal descriptions, multiplication and division notation, and visual models to analyze division situations and solve problems. Lesson introduces the mathematical terms and symbolic notation of division. Students use key terms and notation of division to describe both unknown group size and unknown number of groups. The connection between multiplication and division is used to help transition from representing division situations as missing factor equations to using formal division notation.