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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I made a Long Division Animation.

Useful? Any mistakes?

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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You're kind of doing each subtraction twice.

You say that 42/25 = 1r17, but then you work out 42-25 as 17 as well, which is a bit unnecessary.

Not showing the second subtraction would also stop it saying that 42-25=175 at the end.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I think I may redo it, ignoring the remainder. Then show another method where you put the remainder as the difference. That way I will have three alternatives!

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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