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When the divisor is a 1 digit number, you can use a
shorter form of division, called short division.
How to do Short Division Problems
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Solve the problem using short division.
Example: 252 ÷ 7 = ?
How many times will 7 go into 2.  0  times.

How many times will 7 go into 25,  3  times  
with 4 remaining. Put the 3 above the 5 and
the remainder (
4) between the 5 and 2
How many times 7 will go into 42,  6  times.
Put the 6 above the 42.
Answer 252 ÷ 7 = 36
This chart compares both short and long division