Step 2: Simple Division

The first method is simple division. Your answer will come out as a whole number.

1) Setup the division problem (84/7).
2) Divide 8 by 7 to get 1. Place this on top of the 8 and the division sign.
3) Multiply 1 and 7 to get 7. Place this under the 8.
4) Subtract 7 from 8 to get 1.
5) Carry down the 4.
6) Divide 14 by 7 to get 2. Place this on top of the 4 and the division sign.
7) Multiply 2 by 7 to get 14.
8) Subtract 14 from 14 to get 0.

The answer is 12!

I'm in 7th grade forgot how to divide and now I don't have to worry thanks
Thanks, in 7th grade and forgot how to divide, but managed to skim through skool till' now, thanks again!
<p>i forget how to divide like every school year which is weird bc i love division</p>
<p>you're not the only one, im in 9th :)</p>
<p>I'm in 10th grade.. I've been making it in school so far. I used to be so good at math.. I'm not sure what happened. I still am, but I just don't know how to divide, multiply large numbers, or add/subtract. I feel almost ashamed of myself. <br><br>Give me any geometry or algebra questions and I'll be able to solve them. But I can't do these... </p>
me tooo i forgot and i cant find out howw?!!!
Thax help me alot
Thanks helped me alot
<p>I'm looking for how to make the remainder into a decimal =/</p>
Do you know how the divid decimals<br>
Are you going to help or not so I can get some one
<p>Thanks, even though I'm still in 7th I never knew how to divide. I was good at evrything else but division just was too hard for me to explain and I was embarrassed to ask my teacher because everyone already knows how to. Since I couldn't i searched this up and some comments helped so yeah, I guess it makes some things easier, but not when your in advance math and have to do algebra and geometry</p>
1100000 Divided By 6250
<p>9 DIVIDED BY 27?</p>
My thoughts exactly.
LOL.... it take me a minutes before i got &quot;.75.....
<p>can you help me</p>
<p>oh.!! now i know how to divide now.. :) thanks for helping me.. :)</p>
<p>so much for passing my math test</p>
<p>so much 4 passing 8th grad so hard i faild a &quot;simple&quot; divison test i am now failing cant do math passing every thing eles</p>
<p>I'm horrible I cant even do this lol</p>
<p>wow, its not funny, its just terrifying that you cant do simple division. You absolute retard</p>
<p>aww man, this is the same way they taught me at school and I still don't get it D: so much for passing the 5th grade, or getting any recess, my homework is 37 devision problems, and 10 more on the back</p>
<p>thank you it helped </p>
how to divide 3.0 and 4?????? <br>
<p>3 goes into 4 one time 3 times 1 =3 minus for =1</p><p>so it is 1r1 or 1.33</p>
<p>this helping me so much cause I'm in 7th grade and I forgot how to divide so I'm really struggling in math </p>
thank u i couldnt do it and now i can have my test friday let u know how i get on yhank u<br>
i dont understand step 4 with decimal
Thank you too who ever made this article. <br>I'm in 8th grade and i forgot how too divide once i got in a car accident . .<br>Well this has really helped me lots
lol in my problem the number outside the square thingy is larger than the number in the square thingy... 7 wouldn't fit into 8!
Also I think you forgot to say (Or did I read over this?) what to do if the divisor is bigger than the first number of the dividend. Eg. 27 Divided by 9.
With all due respect to the author, I think he/she has overlooked the fact that if you do not know how to divide, then even the answer of &quot;1&quot; in the simple step of <br>&quot;8 divided by 7 = 1&quot; is NOT self-explanatory. (Step 2, #4) That could be why people are googling &quot;how to divide&quot; in the first place, because the concept escapes them.<br><br>To simplify the expression of plain division into &quot;layman's logic&quot; (this assumes you know how to add, subtract, and multiply):<br>- For 8 divided by 7, place 8 inside the box, 7 outside<br>-Ask yourself: How many 7's can fit in an 8?<br>-OR ask: What number multiplied by 7 gets me the closest to 8, or equal to 8?<br>-The answer to both questions is 1. Then you can move on to the next steps :)<br><br>Now that we have that out, there is an alternative way to deal with the decimal example in Step 4 (Dividing with Decimals): (Hopefully this provide more clarity on how to arrive at the &quot;.75&quot;)<br><br><br>1) Given the author's example in Step 4 (127 divided by 4),<br><br>2) Do as told, UNTIL you get to Step 8 where it states &quot;Subtract 7 and 4 to get 3&quot;<br><br>3) Now, instead of Step 9 where you create &quot;3.0&quot;, just drop down a 0 so &quot;3&quot; becomes &quot;30&quot;. Indicate this by adding the decimal after 31 just like in the original tutorial such that your quotient (the number on top of the bar) reads &quot;31.&quot;<br><br>4) Continue long division, by asking yourself:<br>-I have 4 outside the box<br>-I have 30 inside the box<br>-What number multiplied by 4 equals a number that is closest to 30, or equal to 30? (Trial and error, or memorization) The answer is 7<br><br>5) 4 x 7 = 28. Place &quot;7&quot; after &quot;31.&quot; so the quotient now reads &quot;31.7&quot;<br><br>6) 7 x 4 = 28, which I place under 30<br><br>7) 30 minus 28 = 2<br><br>8) 2 is less than 4 (your divisor), so again, drop a 0 (no need to add another decimal to indicate this after you've done it the first time)<br><br>9) Now you have 4 outside the box, and 20 inside<br><br>10) What number multiplied by 4 is closest to 20, or equal to 20?<br><br>11) 5, because 4 x 5 = 20!<br><br>12) You add &quot;5&quot; after &quot;31.7&quot; and have the answer: &quot;31.75&quot; :)<br><br>I've attached a sketch (only the last 3 or 4 steps are different) from the tutorial<br><br>Hope this helps!
Chuck Norris can divide by zero!
o also hoo no how 2 divide 8 into 40?
this didnt help me!can any1 pleez help a lil better cuz i still haz no idea!!!=P
This helped a lot, gonna keep practicing all day on this website till my test tmrmw :) Lincoln tech here I come.
oops 17.36 divided by 0.01 PLZ&nbsp;I&nbsp;NEED&nbsp;HELP
i had a test to day and i was stuck on a question. it was 0,01 divide by 17.36&nbsp;(Something like that)&nbsp;and im not sure if i what to do with the zeros like if i should do 001-173 or if i can just drop the zeros and do 1-1
I have a question on the long divison with decimal when you divide the 3.0 and 4 to get 7.5 how exactly do you get the 7.5 im not to sure how to divide the 3.0 into the 4?
how do i divide 136 by 8.5
its 16<br />
thanks, have a nice day :-)
it was very interesting. Now i know how to divide. Thanks a lot.
'<em><strong></strong></em><br/>Hey thanks a lot!! You really helped me out!!<br/>
i dont understand step 4 the one with the decimal.

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