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Basic Division Lesson 7: Number 7

Here's an easy example:

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

Here's another example:

We start with fifty-six boxes. We divide these fifty-six boxes by seven. This means: how many groups of seven can we make with the fifty-six boxes that we have? Answer: 8.

Try this problem.

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

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:

7 ÷ 7 = 1 14 ÷ 7 = 2 21 ÷ 7 = 3 28 ÷ 7 = 4 35 ÷ 7 = 5 42 ÷ 7 = 6 49 ÷ 7 = 7 56 ÷ 7 = 8 63 ÷ 7 = 9 70 ÷ 7 = 10 77 ÷ 7 = 11 84 ÷ 7 = 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.

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