Which question can be answered by finding 212÷23? A. How many 23-meter long pieces of ribbon are needed to have a total of 212 meters of ribbon? B. You have 212 meters of ribbon and use 23 meter. C. How many meters of ribbon are remaining? D. How much is 23 of a 212-meters long piece of ribbon?
The correct answer is the letter A because a division problem shows a total amount being broken into equal parts.
Choice a talks about how many parts it would take to get the total of 212 m of ribbon.
This choice includes the parts and total information.