## What is 56 divided by 8?

**56 divided by 8 equals 7. When we are dividing number a by number b, we are trying to find out how many times b fits into a.**

## Division of Whole Numbers

There are several ways to divide numbers. One way is using logic to determine how many times a given number fits into another number. Knowing what the division operation represents allows us to solve division problems in this way.