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To find answers for long division problems, start by dividing the dividend, from left to right, with the divisor. Multiply the whole number answer with the divisor, and subtract it from the number you just divided into. ... More »

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If the divisor is 7 and the dividend is 84, solve it by attempting to divide 8 by 7. The result is 1 with a remainder of 1. Therefore, the first digit of the quotient is 1. Place the remainder of 1 in front of the next d... More »

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Perform fourth-grade long division by determining how many times the divisor factors into the digits of the dividend, moving left to right. It is helpful to have an understanding of basic divisibility rules, such as the ... More »

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If the divisor is 7 and the dividend is 84, solve it by attempting to divide 8 by 7. The result is 1 with a remainder of 1. Therefore, the first digit of the quotient is 1. Place the remainder of 1 in front of the next d... More »

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In long division, each step of the solution is written down, whereas in short division, the steps are performed mentally and are not written down. The long division method is also often used when the problem has a diviso... More »

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Long division is a method of dividing two numbers or polynomials by finding the digit of the quotient one at a time, working from highest place to lowest. Hence, it is not possible to calculate non-terminating quotients ... More »

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Long division with decimals is functionally the same as long division without decimals, but you have to move the decimal point of the divisor and dividend so you have a whole number. More »

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