Jason, Denzel, and Martin solved the division problem 5,512 ÷ 32.
All three students started out using the steps shown, but all three got different answers.
Here are their answers:
Jason’s answer: 172 R8
Denzel’s answer: 172
Martin’s answer: 172.25
- Which answer is correct, and why?
- Discuss this question with your partner, and then with your class.