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**Subliminalmessage** Oh my gosh, your right, ha ha I sometimes make those mistakes, thanks for reminding me, well at least I know that works. Oh and yes your technique is great! I mean the downside to doing this is that there's going to be 4 or 5 multiple choice answers making it painful if it's the 4th or 5th one.

I've got another question on divisions, please help me on these.

243/9 - 9 goes into 24, 2 times 5R, 9 goes into 53, 5 times R8, so I put decimal point down and 9 goes into 80, 8 times, 8 remainder and it goes on .8888 afterwards. So I thought the answer would be 25.8 but the answer turns out is 27, what did I do wrong or what didn't I do? (JUST DID THAT QUESTION AND GOT 73 BY ACCIDENT INSTEAD OF THE ACTUAL 63, I GOT 27 IN THE END BUT SAY FOR INSTANCE THAT HAPPENED ON ANOTHER QUESTION, WHAT WOULD I DO? THANKS.)

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702/26 - 26 goes into 70, 2 times R18, 26 goes into 182 how many times? What is the quickest way to work out divisions that end up with you could say two divisions in one, so fastest way to work out how many times 26 goes into 182 in that situation? Would I be right in saying, just do 26 x 5 and then add 26s until you get the right answer or if your lucky get it first time on the x 5?

THANKS a lot for last response.