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Division

When dividing two numbers a quotient emerges

dividend   = quotient
 divisor 

 


Explanation

A division is always cumbersome. Therefore, you should understand how it works. On your calculator you can see

Now we use a long division. First, we divide the 7 by 5

You can divide the 7 by 5 only once, and then you still have 2 left. Now we push the 5 down, and get 25. That you can divide 5 times by 5.

It's done. Each long division works according to this method, whether you're working with small or large numbers. Just look at

We cannot divide a 2 by 13, therefore we also take the 7, and get 27

Now we push the 3 down, and get 13

 


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