Basic Division Lesson 5: Number 5

Here's an easy example:

10
÷
5
=
2

÷

=

divided by   equals

We start with ten boxes. We divide these ten boxes by five. This means: how many groups of five can we make with the ten boxes that we have? Answer: 2.

Here's another example:

45
÷
5
=
9

÷

=

divided   equals

We start with forty-five boxes. We divide these forty-five boxes by five. This means: how many groups of five can we make with the forty-five boxes that we have? Answer: 9.

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Try this problem.

55
÷
5
=

÷

=

divided   equals

We start with fifty-five boxes. We divide these fifty-five boxes by five. This means: how many groups of five can we make with the fifty-five boxes that we have? Answer: 11.

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In order to do basic division, you must memorize some equations but fear not: FoxyMath will help you! When you are finished with this lesson, you will know the following equations:

5 ÷ 5 =   1
10 ÷ 5 =   2
15 ÷ 5 =   3
20 ÷ 5 =   4
25 ÷ 5 =   5
30 ÷ 5 =   6
35 ÷ 5 =   7
40 ÷ 5 =   8
45 ÷ 5 =   9
50 ÷ 5 = 10
55 ÷ 5 = 11
60 ÷ 5 = 12

The following exercise will help you learn the above equations and what they mean. Please take your time: take whatever time you need to learn the material.