Try here: Long Division
for an excellent explanation.
Ok... They're not big numbers.
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Is there a proper method to do these divisions without a calculator?
1104/48 = 23
To do that sum, I would multiply 48 by 10 to get 480 and then double it to get 960. I would then keep subtracting 48 from 144 (1104 - 960) until I get 0. Is there a proper way of doing this?
Thanks.
Try here: Long Division
for an excellent explanation.
hi
To divide 1104/48
First u have to see the first three digits out of four digits ok
here the number is 1104 right
in that take 110
then u have to recite the multiple of 48 ok
48*1=48,48*2=96,48*3=144 -Here u have to compare the answer with the multiples of 48
110 is given in the problem
less than 110 is 96 which is the multiple of 48*2
The remainder is 14 there the fourth digit given in the problem is 4 - so 144
then 48*3=144 we know
Hence the answer u got 1104/48 =23
I think that u may understood now
One way is by cancellation in reducing the original fraction into its simplest form.
1104 / 48.
1104 and 48 are divisible by 2. So cancell the 2 from both,
= 552 / 24
552 and 24 are again each divisible by 2. Cancell again 2 from each,
= 276 / 12
Again, cancel 2 from 276 and 12,
= 138 / 6
Again,
= 69 / 3
Finally,
= 23.