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#1 2007-08-03 16:26:37

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Long Division Animation

I made a Long Division Animation.

Useful? Any mistakes?


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#2 2007-08-04 04:53:15

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Re: Long Division Animation

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.


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#3 2007-08-04 12:20:53

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Re: Long Division Animation

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!


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