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

Lesson 5: Division problems that work out nicely

# Quotients that are multiples of 10

Lindsay breaks down division problems using multiples of 10.

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• 204 divided by 3 well what is 3 times what = 240 answer that quetion
• you can do like 204/3=68 and 3*80=240 so get your answer
• Whaaaaaa?🤨🤨🤨🤨🤨🤨 Confusing! This stuff doesn’t really make sense. Don’t you think?
• What exactly are you confused on? Is there a specific problem you want help with?
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• how can you do the division first in 10*24/3 ?
shouldn't the order of operations be to do the operations from left to right if they have the same priority ?
• Yes, we multiply and divide left to right, but note that in general (a*b)/c is mathematically equivalent to a*(b/c) as long as c is not zero.

This is because a*(b/c) = (a/1)*(b/c) = (a*b)/(1*c) = (a*b)/c.

Understanding mathematical equivalences is useful for simplifying computations.

Have a blessed, wonderful day!
• hello any one there
• what are quotients and what are the parts and the names in a division statement?
• a quotient is the answer to a division problem. The divisor is the number of parts you divide the dividend by. The dividend is the number you are dividing. I hope this is helpful!
• Just something funny that happened
I paused it and my points earned were 666.
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• What if you had 100 times 30?