Math - Basic Division | Summary and Q&A

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December 1, 2011
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Math - Basic Division

TL;DR

Learn how to perform basic short division by dividing numbers step by step and carrying over remainders.

Key Insights

• ➗ Short division is a straightforward process for dividing larger numbers by smaller numbers.
• 🗂️ It is important to put a zero in the quotient when a digit cannot be divided.
• 🍰 Carrying over remainders is crucial to accurately perform short division.
• 👻 Short division allows for the efficient calculation of quotients and remainders.
• 🍰 Practice and understanding the concept of short division are essential to achieve accurate results.
• ➗ Short division can be used for various applications, such as dividing money or solving mathematical problems.
• 🍳 Breaking down the division process into smaller steps makes it easier to understand and perform.

Transcript

good day welcome to the tech math Channel what I'm going to be looking at in today's video is just basic short division okay how we go about doing this there's no little tricks with this it's just pretty much straightforward what you do so pretend you got the question here uh I I ask you what is 108 / 3 o it's a bit of a nasty question well first o... Read More

Q: How do you perform short division?

Short division involves dividing a number by another number, starting from the leftmost digit. If a digit is less than the divisor, put a zero in the quotient and carry the digit to the next step.

Q: What do you do when there is a remainder?

When there is a remainder, carry the remainder over to the next digit and continue dividing. It is important to include a zero in the quotient to indicate that the current digit could not be divided evenly.

Q: Why is it important to put a zero in the quotient?

Putting a zero in the quotient when a digit cannot be divided evenly is necessary to indicate that the division was not possible. It helps ensure the correct interpretation of the results.

Q: Can you give an example of short division?

Yes, for example, dividing 108 by 3 involves dividing each digit of the number and carrying over remainders. The answer is 36.

Summary & Key Takeaways

• Short division involves dividing a larger number by a smaller number and carrying over any remainders.

• Divide each number in the dividend by the divisor, starting from the leftmost digit.

• If the number being divided is smaller than the divisor, put a zero in the quotient and carry the number to the next digit.