Column Division

for iPad, iPhone, Mac, and Windows 10 PCs

This app can be used to teach and study the column division method. The app is easy to use and it has an intuitive interactive interface with customizable colors and other settings. The user can solve custom and random division problems.

The Column Division Method

The column division method is a simple variation of the traditional long division method. Lines are drawn to separate the digits of the divisor. Each place-value column is solved from left to right.

In the Everyday Mathematics curriculum the column division method is one of the algorithms for division.

The Column Division App

The numbers are aligned automatically so that the user can concentrate on solving the operations for each column.

After you solve the operation for each partial product the correct answer will fly to the right place. If you press the wrong button the answer will appear above the keyboard but it will not move.

Difficulty Can Be Set

  • The dividend can have from 2 to 5 digits
  • The divisor can have 1 or 2 digits
  • The current operation can be hidden
  • The operands of the current operation can be highlighted
  • Colors of the interface can be changed
  • The speed of the animations can be set

Column Division Videos

Column division with three digit dividend

324 ÷ 6



Column division with five digit dividend and two digit divisor

91707 ÷ 33


Column Division in the Apple VPP Store for Education

The Volume Purchase Program allows participating educational institutions to purchase iDevBooks math apps in volume and distribute them to students. All iDevBooks math apps offer special 50% discount for purchases of 20 apps or more for participating educational institutions.

Column Division in the VPP store