CHAPTER4

Division

In This Chapter

  • The flag method of division
  • Using altered remainders to deal with negative numbers
  • Finding the decimal value of fractions with auxiliary fractions

Division can be a trying process without a calculator, especially when you don’t have single-digit divisors. But with a couple new processes in your arsenal, you will soon be doing division faster than ever. And who knows? You may even learn to like it!

In this chapter, I show you how the flag method, altered remainders, and auxiliary fractions can speed up division for you.

Division with the Flag Method

To help you with division beyond two one-digit numbers, I’d ...

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