Basic Division Lesson 8: Number 8

Here's an easy example:

16
÷
8
=
2

÷

=

divided by   equals

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

Here's another example:

40
÷
8
=
5

÷

=

divided   equals

We start with forty boxes. We divide these forty boxes by eight. This means: how many groups of eight can we make with the forty boxes that we have? Answer: 5.

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Try this problem.

88
÷
8
=

÷

=

divided   equals

We start with eighty-eight boxes. We divide these eighty-eight boxes by eight. This means: how many groups of eight can we make with the eighty-eight 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:

8 ÷ 8 =   1
16 ÷ 8 =   2
24 ÷ 8 =   3
32 ÷ 8 =   4
40 ÷ 8 =   5
48 ÷ 8 =   6
56 ÷ 8 =   7
64 ÷ 8 =   8
72 ÷ 8 =   9
80 ÷ 8 = 10
88 ÷ 8 = 11
96 ÷ 8 = 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.