Solve division word problems that require the interpretation of the remainder.
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“To compute and interpret remainders in word problems (4.OA.A.3), students must reason abstractly and quantitatively (MP.2), make sense of problems (MP.1), and look for and search for the structure (MP.7) in problems with similar interpretations of remainders” (PARCC Model Content Frameworks, Mathematics, Grade 3—11).
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Solve the following problems. Think about the main differences between each one.
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A pet store needs to put 23 birds into birdcages. Each birdcage can hold 4 birds. What is the fewest number of cages the pet store needs to hold all the birds?
Spring 2015 Grade 4 Mathematics Test is made available by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. © 2017 Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Accessed March 23, 2018, 1:19 p.m..
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