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long division

noun, Mathematics
division, usually by a number of two or more digits, in which each step of the process is written down.
Origin of long division
1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Science teachers cannot teach science to students who have trouble with long division, let alone algebra.
  • Make sure you can multiply and do long division relatively smoothly and figure out basic algebra and geometry again.
  • And let's face it, you know your pooch is smart, but probably figure his math skills topped out at long division.
  • And you would wait and wait while it carried out long division.
  • Also, you double the number of significant digits after every iteration instead of getting only one new digit as in long division.
  • Kids are losing the opportunity to go to college or obtain a career, because no one taught them long division or colors.
  • The findings can help anyone, from a fourth grader doing long division to a retiree taking on a new language.
  • Melissa opened her math book to the chapter on long division.
  • Children don't magically acquire such things any more than they magically learn long division.
  • When pupils reached long division in arithmetic, they were charged thereafter two dollars a month.

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