 # Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 1Look at the first digit in the dividend. Since the divisor is greater than the first digit,

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Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 1Look at the first digit in the dividend. Since the divisor is greater than the first digit, look at the first two digits.

Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 2What number multiplied by 8 is close to 31 without going over? 3 8 × 3 = 24. Write the quotient in the tens place. 3

Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 331 – 24 = 7. – 24 7 3

Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 4What is the third number in the dividend? 2 – 24 7 3 2

Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 5What number multiplied by 8 is close to 72 without going over? 8 × 9 = 72. Write the quotient in the ones place. 3 – 24 7 2 9 72 0

Lesson 5-6 Example 3 5-6 Find 312 ÷ 8. Use short division. Step 6The quotient is 39. Check. 39 × 8 = 317

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