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Lesson 4: Multi-digit division

# Dividing by 2-digits: 7182÷42

Dividing large numbers by two-digit numbers can be done step by step. Start by fitting the divisor into each part of the dividend, then subtract and bring down the next digit. Estimate the number of times the divisor fits into the new number, and repeat the process until there's no remainder. This method simplifies complex division problems. Created by Sal Khan.

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• Is it possible that you could divide a number with 2 digits by a number with 3?
• Yes, but you would end up with a decimal number as your quotient.
• kinda off topic but this popped into my mind. if i where to divide two of the same numbers by each other i would get 1 right? because division is multiplication flipped around correct?
• Yea pretty much you can also use that method later to get any number by itself
• Quick question, how would you divide a problem that has the divisor greater than the dividend? for example, 24 divided by 50
• 24÷50=24/50.
When the divisor is greater than the dividend, it turns into a fraction. The dividend becomes the numerator and the divisor becomes the denominator.
• I don't understand anything 😱
• Listen Carefully and
Try rewatching the videos and do it hands-on :)
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• quick question! 36 divided by 6! ;)
• 6 because 6 times 6 = 36
• am so cofuse i dont understand this
• bro same i dont really understand this like i am not like understanding dividing
• The video looks easy, but when I try to do it in real life by myself, I struggle. So I have been working on it more lately!
• Try it like this- Divide 4000 by 2. You can do that in your head right? So when you do division just keep that close by as an example.
• how does math have art in it? i am so confusd!1