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Basic Division Lesson 8: Number 8

Here's an easy example:

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:

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.

Try this problem.

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.

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.

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