What is the process of dividing a four-digit number by a one-digit number called?
We will discuss long division strategies & practice dividing 4-digit dividends by 1-digit divisors
Division is an operation that helps us find out how many times one number can fit into another. When you divide a 4-digit dividend by a 1-digit divisor, it's important to pay attention to the place value of each digit. You will need to use long division to solve this problem.
Divide a 4-digit Dividend by a 1-digit Divisor
Dividend: A dividend is the number that is being divided. Divisor: A divisor is the number by which the dividend is being divided. Long Division: Long division is a method for dividing large numbers that involves breaking down the problem into smaller steps. Quotient: The ANSWER you get when you divide numbers
The modern method of long division was invented by Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1799. The ancient Egyptians were able to do basic division operations as early as 2000 BCE. The symbol for division (÷) was invented by English mathematician John Pell in 1650.
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