# SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to divide

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #21 : Solve Multistep Word Problems Using The Four Operations: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Oa.A.3

Melissa is making holiday cookies. She made  cookies and she's going to put them into small containers to give out to her friends. Each container holds  cookies. How many containers can she fill completely?

Explanation:

When we have a set of something that we are splitting up into groups, we divide. In this case, we are splitting up cookies into containers. We have  cookies that we are dividing into containers. Each container holds  cookies, so we divide  by  to find out how many containers we can fill. We will let  represent the number of containers that we can fill.

We drop the remainder of  because the question asks how many containers we can fill completely.

### Example Question #26 : The Number System

Use the computation shown to find the products:

Explanation:

The computation shows that  with a remainder of .

So it must be that:

Simplify.

### Example Question #5 : Determine The Unknown Number In A Multiplication Or Division Equation: Ccss.Math.Content.3.Oa.A.4

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