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4 Easy Ways to Do Long Division (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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** How to Do Long Division **

Four Parts:DividingMultiplyingSubtractingRemainders and DecimalsQuestions
and Answers

A part of basic arithmetic, long division is a method of solving and
finding the remainder for division problems that involve numbers with at
least two digits. Learning the basic steps of long division will allow you
to divide numbers of any length, including both integers and decimals. This
process is an easy one to learn, and the ability to do long division will
be help you sharpen your understanding of mathematics in ways that will be
beneficial both in school and in other parts of your life.^[1]

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*Steps*

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Part 1 of 4: Dividing -

1. Do Long Division Step 1Do Long Division Step 1 Version 3.jpg1
*Set up the equation.* On a piece of paper, write the dividend (number
being divided) on the right, under the division symbol, and the divisor
(number doing the division) to the left on the outside.^[2]

· The quotient (answer) will eventually go on top, right above the
dividend.
· Leave yourself plenty of space below the equation to carry out
multiple subtraction operations.
· Here's an example: if there are six mushrooms in a 250 gram pack, how
much does each mushroom weigh on average? In this case, we must divide 250


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