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Example Of Dividing Whole Numbers

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Learn How To Divide Numbers



Solve A Complex Divide Numbers Problem
Step 1

First, state the problem. We want to divide the number 63 by the number 5.
Step 2

Next we divide numbers 6 (of 63) by 5; the answer (Quotient) of 6 divided by 5 is 1. The remainer is one.
Step 3

Last step is to bring the three down from the 63 dividend next to the 1. This creates a new dividend of thirteen. Thirtheen divided by ten yeilds a quotient of 2 3/5.
    
  5√63
    
    1 
  5√63
   -5
  ———
   1

    12 
  5√63
   -5
  ———
   13
  -10
  ———
    3