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: 7


1105 R 5

Work Step by Step

26 is larger than 2, so the first step in the long division will be to divide 26 into 28. The quotient of $28 \div 26$ will therefore be placed over the 8 in 28735. Since there must be a digit in the quotient placed above each digit in the dividend, the quotient for $28735 \div 26$ will be a 4 digit answer, with one digit over the 8, another digit over the 7, another digit over the 3 and another digit over the 5. Since 1105 R 5 is the only 4 digit answer given, 1105 R 5 is the correct answer choice.
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