Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.6 Long Division - 1.6 Exercises - Page 60: 4



Work Step by Step

35 is larger than 5, so the first step in the long division will be to divide 35 into 56. The quotient of $56 \div 35$ will therefore be placed over the 6 in 5600. Since there must be a digit in the quotient placed above each digit in the dividend, the quotient for $5600\div 35$ will be a 3 digit answer, with one digit over the 6 and another digit over each 0. Since 160 is the only 3 digit answer given, 160 is the correct answer choice.
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