Posted by **Ryan** on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:20pm.

7136 divided by 8 I am working in a work book and the answer is 892, but I can't figure how? can someone break it down for me.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:28pm
71 divided by 8 = **8** with 7 left over

73 divided by 8 = **9** with 1 left over

16 divided by 8 = **2**

This site illustrates long division.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/long_division2.html

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**Ryan**, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:43pm
I was taught by subtracting

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:45pm
Yes, this method involves subtracting.

Step 1:

71 / 8 = 64

71 - 64 = 7

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