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How do you do long division?

Asked by skeh0138 (111points) April 7th, 2008

on paper showing one’s work, is there an order of operations or something?

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annaott22's avatar

yes it’s PEMDAS

Multiplication and Division
Addition and Subtraction

hope this helps

65Stang's avatar

he asked about long division.

annaott22's avatar

well long division has parentheses and you do what in the parentheses first of course so I was giving the full explanation of the whole order It’s pretty useful if you remember it.

annaott22's avatar

Oops! I was wrong when he said order of operations it threw me off. long division is very simple it basically subtraction.

skeh0138's avatar

whatever do you mean…

Les's avatar
I think this is all teachers mean when they say “show work” for long division. Check out the ‘example’. Just carry through with all the steps.

65Stang's avatar

I didn’t think of that!

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