Basic Division Lesson 6: Number 6

Here's an easy example:

18
÷
6
=
3

÷

=

divided by   equals

We start with eighteen boxes. We divide these eighteen boxes by six. This means: how many groups of six can we make with the eighteen boxes that we have? Answer: 3.

Here's another example:

42
÷
6
=
7

÷

=

divided   equals

We start with forty-two boxes. We divide these forty-two boxes by six. This means: how many groups of six can we make with the forty-two boxes that we have? Answer: 7.

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Try this problem.

72
÷
6
=

÷

=

divided   equals

We start with seventy-two boxes. We divide these seventy-two boxes by six. This means: how many groups of six can we make with the seventy-two boxes that we have? Answer: 12.

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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:

6 ÷ 6 =   1
12 ÷ 6 =   2
18 ÷ 6 =   3
24 ÷ 6 =   4
30 ÷ 6 =   5
36 ÷ 6 =   6
42 ÷ 6 =   7
48 ÷ 6 =   8
54 ÷ 6 =   9
60 ÷ 6 = 10
66 ÷ 6 = 11
72 ÷ 6 = 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.