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## #1 2012-11-27 07:34:51

Sarah Rebekah 16
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### math question

wht is 100 over 20? thanks!

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## #2 2012-11-27 07:39:51

bob bundy
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### Re: math question

hi Sarah,

How are you today?

Do you mean

Just work out how many 20s make 100.

Bob

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## #3 2012-11-27 07:40:15

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### Re: math question

Hi Sarah;

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

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## #4 2012-11-27 08:08:28

Sarah Rebekah 16
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### Re: math question

yes tht one bob. thanks bobbym

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## #5 2012-11-27 08:20:41

bobbym
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### Re: math question

Hi Sarah;

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

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #6 2012-11-27 08:27:23

Sarah Rebekah 16
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1 time

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## #7 2012-11-27 08:31:46

bobbym
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### Re: math question

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.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #8 2012-11-27 08:52:28

bob bundy
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### Re: math question

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.

Bob

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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
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## #9 2012-11-27 08:53:40

Sarah Rebekah 16
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ok

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## #10 2012-11-27 09:05:16

bobbym
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### Re: math question

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.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #11 2012-11-27 13:26:35

Sarah Rebekah 16
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### Re: math question

okie thanks bobbym. thts very helpful

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