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How do you divide double numbers such as 659 divided by 32?

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Mohamed Sharif-Eidarus

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Very easily: 1)how many 32s fit into 6, see the answer is 0 remainder 6, then you move the remainder 6 onto the the second digit 5 to make 65 2)how many 32s fit into 65, the answer is 2 remainder 1. You move that 1 to the next digit to make 19 3)how many 32s fit into 19. Answer=0 remainder 19. So the answer is 20 remainder 19 This is called long division which can be used with any division including decimals.

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I can’t really answer this without drawing a diagram to show you. But what helped me out a bunch was something called the β€˜bus stop method’. It’s very easy to understand and remember for divisions like this. Message me for info if you need but definitely look up the bus stop method.

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You can use the DMS method 1) D-ivide 2) M-ultiply 3)S - Subtract 32√659. Step by Step Solution 1) D 21 32√659 (Ask your self how many 32's go in to 659) - use approximation so how many 30s go in to 659 about 21 2) M Therefore 32 Γ— 21 = 642 21 32√659 642 3) S. (659 - 642 = 17) 21 32√659 -642 17 Therefore 21 r 17 <- Answer 32√659 -642 17 ( √ - represents the long division symbol ) If it's not clear please provide feedback.

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