Practice!

Sample Problem

Fill in the blank.

2 ÷ 2 =

× 2 = 2

Solution

To calculate 2 ÷ 2, we ask what times 2 is 2?

1 × 2 = 2

Count in twos to get the multiplication table for 2:

1 × 2 = 2 × 1 = 2

1 times 2 is 2.

Thus, 2 ÷ 2 = 1