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!

Thanks, in 7th grade and forgot how to divide, but managed to skim through skool till' now, thanks again!
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me tooo i forgot and i cant find out howw?!!!
<p>same here I'm in 8th and i forgot</p>
Im in 7th stell dont get it
<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>
Divid people
It is really had but it is twaching me so make some more divideing promble
<p>I can't divide anything not decimal fraction not even basic math</p>
<p>I am in 6th grade and I don't know how to divided my teacher Is mean and she call me up in front of the class and I look stupid I come home crying I ask my sister for help but she says I am dumb I need help I hate going up in front of the class looking dumb</p>
Adriana, learn to grow up and stand up for yourself, slap yo teacher in the face. It will work trust me<br>
I'm 18 and just learning multiplication and division! I left school because I never ever got the hang of it and here I am being 18 years old learning 6th grade math! once you get the hang of it it'll be really easy for you. you're not dumb you're learning and that's ok! I still hate going in front of the classroom because I'm afraid of making mistakes. But we're human and it's good to make mistakes so you can learn from them! don't cry about it instead just teach yourself! practice makes perfect! I hope everything goes good for you!! you're gonna do great I believe in you :)
me too my teacher is also mean I know what your feeling and everything is going to be alright
<p>I am 5th grade and i have to practice my division's is there any websites or links ???</p>
Heres a link sheikhaa1:<br>WWW.PAY ATTENTION IN CLASS.ORG
<p>i am in 6th grade and even after reading this i still cant devide we even got teachers for me i rock at every thing in math but jut no divison</p>
Don't feel bad, I'm 30 and have to relearn this crap. I chose to party and skip school instead of learning so now I'm a 30 year old ignorant idiot. Please don't be like me, go to school and pay attention. You have the rest of your life to screw up after school.
<p>can you spell correctly xD </p>
And this is why we have calculators . . .
<p>I'm a 31 year old mechanical engineer with 3 years of work experience and a part time graduate student studying thermal and fluid dynamic systems modeling....and just now learned about step 4. Never knew you could get actual decimals from this method of division rather than just remainders.</p>
<p>I forgot how to divide and I have always sucked at long division...........</p><p>so it kinda took me a while to get this down I have always succeeded past school expectations so i need this to remember how again so thank you for this</p>
<p>High school graduate of 2 years and forgot how to divide.. Thank you so much for the reminder</p>
I'm in 7th grade forgot how to divide and now I don't have to worry thanks
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>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>

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