Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.6 Long Division - 1.6 Exercises - Page 60: 12



Work Step by Step

230 is larger than 25, so the first step in the long division will be to divide 230 into 253. The quotient of $253 \div 230$ will therefore be placed over the 3 in 253230. Since there must be a digit in the quotient placed above each digit in the dividend, the quotient for $253230 \div 230$ will be a 4 digit answer, with one digit over the 3, another digit over the 2, another digit over the next 3 and another digit over the 0. Since 1101 is the only 4 digit answer given, 1101 is the correct answer choice.
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