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    i have a test again in maths on friday and i cant remember the method to use to divide large sums. Can anyone show me how to divide large sums using an easy method.
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    a calculator!!

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    (Original post by sparkler)
    a calculator!!

    im not allowed to use them in the test
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    well i figured that, silly!!!

    do you mean like long division?? cause i cant do that anymore

    i learned it in junior school - fantastic! great when all we were counting was numbers as big as 10!

    now i can integrate, differentiate, and all that ****, but can't long-divide!

    duw duw duw, i dunno!!!



    (i'm sure someone here knows the answer to your question by the way!!)
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    (Original post by sparkler)
    well i figured that, silly!!!

    do you mean like long division?? cause i cant do that anymore

    i learned it in junior school - fantastic! great when all we were counting was numbers as big as 10!

    now i can integrate, differentiate, and all that ****, but can't long-divide!

    duw duw duw, i dunno!!!



    (i'm sure someone here knows the answer to your question by the way!!)
    im just looking for a way to work out division and showing how you worked it out

    example (this is adding by the way)

    468
    +
    346
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    814
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    I would type it out, but seeing as the kind people at mathsisfun already have done, there seems little point.
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    (Original post by eric bischoff)
    i have a test again in maths on friday and i cant remember the method to use to divide large sums. Can anyone show me how to divide large sums using an easy method.
    Well according to my GCSE maths non-calculator thing, this is how you do it:

    598 divided by 23

    2
    Divide to get 23/598 (23 goes into 59 2 and a bit times, so 2 goes above)

    multiply 2 by 23 to get 46, and put 46 below 59

    Subtract 59 - 46 = 13, and transfer the 8 down:

    2
    23/598
    46
    138

    Then repeat the whole divide, multiply and subtract process again to get 598/23 = 26

    Hope that helps!
 
 
 
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