Video: Using Pictures to Find the Missing Number in a Division Equation

Find the missing number. 36 ÷ _ = 4

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Find the missing number. 36 divided by what equals four?

There are 36 crayons. The crayons have been shared equally into four groups, or four packs. We need to find the missing number which is the number of crayons in each pack. How many crayons are there in each of the four packs?

There are nine crayons. 36 divided by nine equals four. We know that nine times four is 36. And four times nine is 36. 36 divided by nine is four. 36 divided by four is nine. So, we can use facts we know from the multiplication table to help us find the missing number. 36 divided by nine equals four. The missing number is nine. There are 36 crayons. There are nine in each pack. And there are four packs.

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