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    Can't divide

    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathsworld View Post
    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    Use short division to divide 3 into 4.000 (learn short division if you don't know how). Otherwise use a calculator.
    Oops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bjhopper View Post
    Oops.
    Thankyou. Tpyo corected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathsworld View Post
    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...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    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.
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    Dear Mathsworld,
    Google long division and try this 9/32



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