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Solution to

Set up and work this

Frame 1-20

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problem: 406

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Solution to

Let's review the problem given in Frame 1-21 in case you had any

Frame 1-21

problems. Remember, begin at the first (left) digit of the dividend and

work to the right.

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How many 15's in 4? Answer: 0

Write "0" directly above the "4."

27 with a remainder of one

OR

0

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Multiply your answer by the divisor and

(twenty-seven and one-

-0

subtract (0x15=0; 4-0=4).

fifteenth)

4

02

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Bring down the next digit (0) from the dividend and put it after

0

the remainder (4). The "working dividend" is now 40.

40

How many 15's in 40? Answer: 2. Write the "2" in the

30

quotient immediately above the number previously

10

brought down (the "0"). Multiply your answer by the

divisor and subtract (2x15=30; 40-30=10).

What is your next step?

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