What is 72 divided by 9?
72 divided by 9 is 8.
By our rule relating division and multiplication, we have the following:
- If 72 ÷ 9 = c, then 72 = c × 9
Dividing Whole Numbers
There are a number of different ways to divide whole numbers. One way to do this is by using a rule that relates division and multiplication that states that if a ÷ b = c, then a = c × b. We can use this rule and a little logic to find 72 divided by 9.