IN MATH: 1. v. to perform the operation of division. EX. What's 19 divided by 2?
IN ENGLISH: 1. v. to seperate into pieces. EX. Divide and conquer!
|Don't||Divide||- Divide the outside number into the leftmost digit under the division sign and place the answer digit above the leftmost digit under the division sign|
|Mess||Multiply||- Multiple the outside number by the answer digit above the leftmost digit under the division sign and write this product below the leftmost digit under the division sign|
- Subtract this product from the leftmost digit under the division sign and
write difference below the subtraction. |
If the difference is greater than or equal to the outside number, repeat the above process using an answer digit that is just 1 larger than before.
If the difference is less than the outside number, continue with the next step.
- Bring down the the next unused leftmost digit under the division sign and
repeat the process -- Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down. |
Repeat the process until each digit under the division sign has been used.
The last difference is the remainder and is written above the division sign after an "r."
APPLICATION: See list 70.
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