This task can be used two different ways. It is designed to show the reciprocity between multiplication and division. This post will lay it out as a division problem. The standard that this best addresses is 3.OA.A.2. The previous post laid out a similar multiplication problem with a single digit divisor and dividend.

**Act 1: **

What did you notice? What do you wonder?

How many columns of 8 will fit on the pan?

Give a too low estimate and a too high estimate.

**Act 2:**

What do you know? What do you need to know?

**Act 3:**

**Extension:**

I am packaging these in packages of 8 for gifts. How many packages will I need?