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## MAP Recommended Practice

### Course: MAP Recommended Practice>Unit 34

Lesson 37: Divide whole numbers to get a decimal quotient

# Divide whole numbers with decimal quotients: 78÷12

Sal uses fractions and place value strategies to divide whole numbers like 78÷12 to get decimal quotients. Created by Sal Khan.

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• hmmmm...i also don't get it its still to complicated
• what if its 19 divide 38 then what
• If you mean 19 divided by 38, because the divisor in greater than the dividend, you will be getting a fractional (or decimal) value less than 1 as your answer (or 0 as your answer with a remainder).
• i dont get it when we get to the part where its 72 over 12 plus six where did we get the six to add it to 72? also i just dont really get the video. any tips?
• It is actually just dividing. Khan's drawings might have confused you but I also get confused too sometimes. You can watch this video again to understand it more or watch other people's explanations about this topic. Hope this helped.
• Why can the numbers multiplied together (in the numerator) be simplified or divided by the denominator? Why can't we just divide or simply the numbers which are added or subtracted together?
• how many times can the bottom go into the top that's the answer
• do you like grapes
• In a real situation how can i use this
• Is there a shorter way ? My brain is going CRAZY 😵‍💫 I NEED HELP!
• I think there is a way but idk.
• heeeeeey wat d heck is this! I dunno wat any of this is!