I don't know how to divide e.g. 3/4 its mostly single digit numbers which I can't divide what's the easiest method of dividing them?
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Originally Posted by Mathsworld I don't know how to divide e.g. 3/4 its mostly single digit numbers which I can't divide what's the easiest method of dividing them? Use short division to divide 4 into 3.000 (learn short division if you don't know how). Otherwise use a calculator.
Last edited by mr fantastic; May 13th 2011 at 05:45 PM. Reason: Correction.
Originally Posted by mr fantastic Use short division to divide 3 into 4.000 (learn short division if you don't know how). Otherwise use a calculator. Oops.
Originally Posted by bjhopper Oops. Thankyou. Tpyo corected.
Originally Posted by Mathsworld I don't know how to divide e.g. 3/4 its mostly single digit numbers which I can't divide what's the easiest method of dividing them? Of course, 3 divided by 4 is just three quarters (3/4), so you can just leave it like that too if you want...
Originally Posted by mr fantastic Use short division to divide 4 into 3.000 (learn short division if you don't know how). Otherwise use a calculator. I wont have a calculator in my exam, well not in my non-calculator paper.
Dear Mathsworld, Google long division and try this 9/32 bjh
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