Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.6 Long Division - 1.6 Exercises - Page 60: 8

Answer

9746 R 1

Work Step by Step

12 is larger than 11, so the first step in the long division will be to divide 12 into 116. The quotient of $116 \div 12$ will therefore be placed over the 6 in 116953. Since there must be a digit in the quotient placed above each digit in the dividend, the quotient for $116953 \div 12$ will be a 4 digit answer, with one digit over the 6, another digit over the 9, another digit over the 5 and another digit over the 3. Since 9746 R 1 is the only 4 digit answer given, 9746 R 1 is the correct answer choice.
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