Definition of long division in English:
Arithmetical division in which the divisor has two or more figures, and a series of steps is made as successive groups of digits of the dividend are divided by the divisor, to avoid excessive mental calculation.
- You can use the same algorithm as long division in decimal, but the values will go in either one time or 0 times.
- The Babylonians did not have an algorithm for long division.
- Today even basic math skills such as long division and the division of fractions are under assault.
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