## Compare Solutions

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# Compare Solutions

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$\frac{1}{4}$

Martin’s answer: 172.25

- Which answer is correct, and why?
- Discuss this question with your partner, and then with your class.