# Practice with Flashcards and Videos

## Understanding Remainders: A Fun and Interactive Guide

To reinforce your understanding, we’ve created interactive flashcards and a practice video. These tools will help you test your knowledge and ensure you grasp the concept of remainders fully.

## Our Guide to Remainders: Simple and Clear

**What are Remainders?**

When we divide a number and it doesn’t split evenly, the leftover amount is called the remainder. Let’s dive into some examples to make this clearer.

**Basic Division without Remainders:**

Imagine you have 8 objects and you want to divide them into groups of 2. You’d have:

8 ÷ 2 = 4

This means you can make 4 groups of 2 objects each.

**Division with Remainders:**

But what if you tried to divide 8 objects into groups of 3?

Start with 8 objects.

Make groups of 3.

You can form 2 complete groups of 3.

You’ll have 2 objects left over because 8 isn’t perfectly divisible by 3.

So, 8 ÷ 3 = 2 R2 (R2 stands for "remainder 2").

**Another Perspective:**

If we draw 8 objects again and try to divide them into 3 equal groups:

We can place 2 objects in each group.

This way, we form 3 groups of 2, but still have 2 objects left over.

**More Examples:**

**Example 1: 13 ÷ 4**Draw 13 objects.

Form groups of 4.

You get 3 groups of 4 with 1 object left over.

So, 13 ÷ 4 = 3 R1.

By practicing these examples and using our flashcards and videos, you’ll become more comfortable with the idea of remainders. Understanding how to handle division problems that don’t resolve neatly is a crucial math skill, and with these tools, you’ll be well on your way to mastering it.

The concept of remainders often pops up when we deal with division problems that don’t resolve into neat, whole numbers. **Remainders** are essentially what's left over after dividing a number into equal parts. For a comprehensive explanation, Khan Academy offers an excellent video tutorial that breaks down this topic step-by-step. You can check it out and watch the video below for a detailed walkthrough.