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Basic Division Lesson 12: Number 12

24
÷
12
=
2
 
                                                
÷
                        
=
    
 
 divided by   equals 

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

    


Here's another example:

84
÷
12
=
7
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                
÷
                                                
=
                
 
 divided   equals 

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

              

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Try this problem.

144
÷
12
=
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
÷
                        
=
                        
 
 divided   equals 

We start with one hundred forty-four boxes. We divide these one hundred forty-four boxes by twelve. This means: how many groups of twelve can we make with the one hundred forty-four 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:

  12 ÷ 12 =   1
  24 ÷ 12 =   2
  36 ÷ 12 =   3
  48 ÷ 12 =   4
  60 ÷ 12 =   5
  72 ÷ 12 =   6
  84 ÷ 12 =   7
  96 ÷ 12 =   8
108 ÷ 12 =   9
120 ÷ 12 = 10
132 ÷ 12 = 11
144 ÷ 12 = 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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