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#1 2012-11-28 06:34:51

Sarah Rebekah 16
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wht is 100 over 20? smile thanks!


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#2 2012-11-28 06:39:51

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hi Sarah,

How are you today?

Do you mean



Just work out how many 20s make 100.

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#3 2012-11-28 06:40:15

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Hi Sarah;



because 5 x 20 = 100. How do you do long division?


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#4 2012-11-28 07:08:28

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yes tht one bob. thanks bobbym smile


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#5 2012-11-28 07:20:41

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Hi Sarah;

Look at the drawing. How many times does 20 go into 1?


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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

#6 2012-11-28 07:27:23

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1 time


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#7 2012-11-28 07:31:46

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Hi;

That is not right. 20 can not go into 1. 20 is bigger than 1. Do you understand  what I am saying?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

#8 2012-11-28 07:52:28

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hi Sarah

If you want to learn how to do division, I suggest you start with what you can do, eg.  take aways.

So instead of 100 over 20 how about

"How many 20s can you take from 100 ?"

See picture.

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#9 2012-11-28 07:53:40

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ok


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#10 2012-11-28 08:05:16

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Hi Sarah;

Take a look over here and let me know what you think.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/long- … ction.html


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

#11 2012-11-28 12:26:35

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okie thanks bobbym. thts very helpful smile


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