Dividing
Whole Numbers: 1Digit Divisors
Performance Task Objectives
 Divide by a 1digit number
 Solve problems, including
those that involve finding mean, median, mode, and range for a set of
data
Sunshine State Standards
Materials
 Student recording sheet
 Paper and pencil
Student arrangement
 Individual or small group
Task
Present the problem on the student Recording Sheet to your students.
Performance Criteria
 Does the students correctly
determine the range, mode, median, and mean?
 Does the student clearly
explain how to determine the mean?
 Does the student clearly
explain how to determine one or more of the following: range, median,
or mode?
Directions
The student populations of five middle schools are listed in the table
below.
SCHOOL

POPULATION

Valley
Middle School

1025

Glendale
Middle School

1250

Viking
Middle School

935

Hillside
Middle School

1160

Springsville
Middle School

1250

1. What is the range in population
of these middle schools?
2. What is the mode of the student populations listed?
3. What is the median student population of these middle schools?
4. What is the mean student population of these middle schools? Explain
how you determined this.
5. Explain how you determined one or more of the following: range, median,
or mode.
