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### Course: 4th grade (2018 edition)>Unit 2

Lesson 7: Multi-digit division

# Intro to long division (no remainders)

Watch an introduction to long division with the problem 96÷4.   Created by Sal Khan.

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• how can there not be a remainder? i don't understand
• There's no remainder if a number can go into another number evenly.
It's sort of like if you have 5 fingers, and you have a weird glove that only has 4 fingers. You can put all your fingers in except for one. That one finger is your REMAINING finger outside the glove.

Another example: You have 24 cookies to share with your 4 friends. You go to school and ask them to hold out their hands and you start handing out cookies one at a time.
One for Jon, one for Terry, one for Kate, one for Ben.
One for Jon, one for Terry, one for Kate, one for Ben.
On and on until you run out of cookies.
You'd notice that you end perfectly on Ben, and each of them have 6 cookies each.

24/4 = 6 without remainders.
• I could use some practice
• So, you need practice? First you can see this link,: https://www.education.com/worksheets/division/
and figure it out from there! Then search it up, view tables, print worksheets, and strive to become a star!
• I don't get it yet
• Here are the steps to perform long division:

Write the dividend and divisor in the standard long division format, with the dividend on the left and the divisor on the right, separated by a division symbol.
Determine how many times the divisor goes into the first digit (or first few digits) of the dividend. Write this number above the dividend, as the first digit(s) of the quotient.
Multiply the divisor by the quotient digit(s) you just wrote and write the result below the first digit(s) of the dividend.
Subtract the product from the first digit(s) of the dividend. Write the result below the line.
Bring down the next digit of the dividend and write it next to the result from the previous step. This gives you a new number to divide.
Repeat steps 2-5 until you have divided all the digits in the dividend.
The final result is the quotient, and any leftover amount after dividing all the digits is the remainder.
• I remember doing this type of division but this is a new way to divide and I'm not used to solving division like this.

I just wish there was more session and explanation on how to do this division. I'll revisit this and learn because it looks a little bit quicker and more practical.
• dude this helped me a lot thanks i did not understand befor
• hey! no problem!
• this helped alot
• What does compute mean?
• make a calculation, especially using a computer.
"modern circuitry can compute faster than any chess player"
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