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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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hi steveb mandy here. i have done some of the dividion you gave me but still find it hard to do? 9 divided by 7479 is

0 7 7

__________

9 |7 4 7 9

|0

----

7 4

6 7

-----

7 7

6 7

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1 0 9

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Right. You have made a mistake: You see that "67" under the 74. That is not a multiple of 9.

I think that you thought that 9 * 7 was 67, but actually 9 * 7 = 63.

Do you want to try that bit of it again?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Okay I will give you a hint: 9 * 8 = 72.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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i have try it agan

0 7 1

______

|7 4 7 9

|0

----

7 4

6 3

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1 1

am i right?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I realise that I have put a * instead of an x.

I should have written 9 x 8 = 72 and 9 x 7 = 63

In computer programming the asterisk is often used instead of x

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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The use of "63" there is wrong because the multiple is too low. Try again.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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as you can see i think i need to practes my tables first? what do you think?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I think I will tell you the answer to that bit of it which is that 9 x 8 = 72

So you get 74 - 72 = 2

I do agree that you do need to practice tables, but how can I help with that online ?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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can you give me som quesson like 3x4= and so on do you think it will help me?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Okay so we have:

0 8

---------------

9 | 7 4 7 9

0

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74

72

---

2

What do we need to do next?

The rest of it is easier because the numbers happen to be quite low.

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Sorry about that you posted while I was posting ! The limitations of online chat.

Right here are some tables for you:

6 x 7 =

9 x 5 =

8 x 4 =

9 x 3 =

6 x 6 =

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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bring dow the 7 is that right?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Yes that is correct. Do you want to finish the division off ?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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6 x 7 = 35

9 x 5 = 45

8 x 4 = 32

9 x 3 = 27

6 x 6 = 36

am i right?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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yes i do what to finish the divison off please?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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6 x 7 is not 35.

All of the rest of those tables were correct though. Well done. So do you want to try again with 6 x 7 ?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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0 8

---------------

9 | 7 4 7 9

0

---

74

72

---

2 7 any ideas for the next step here? I have seen that number before somewhere (????)

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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is 6 x 7 = 42 am i right?

*Last edited by mandy jane (2013-03-19 04:14:17)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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No. 6 x 7 = 42.

I have thought of an idea. You could take a note of any times table that you cannot do

correctly and focus your attention on those ones perhaps.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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now what should we do then?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Sorry about that. Sometimes I am writing my next post and during that time you are doing yours.

When I post mine I see yours after I have submitted mine. Then I see that my post no longer makes sense.

But yes your answer in #643 was correct it is 42. This is one that you are going to have to focus on a bit more.

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Right how about we just finish off that division.

The situation was that we have 27 left and we need a multiple of 9 for that.

What number do you think we should choose ?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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is 3 right?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Yes 3 x 9 = 27.

So the "3" bit of that goes at the top (so that becomes 083 .... ).

Now the subtraction 27 - 27 = 0

So all we have now is 9 which is dropped down with an arrow.

Now we need a multiple of 9 which equals 9. Any comment ?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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9 x 9 = 1 am i right? what shoul we do next then?

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