Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.6 Long Division - 1.6 Exercises - Page 60: 2



Work Step by Step

14 is larger than 4, so the first step in the long division will be to divide 14 into 476. The quotient of $476 \div 14$ will therefore be placed over the 7 in 476. Since there must be a digit in the quotient placed above each digit in the dividend, the quotient for $476\div 14$ will be a 2 digit answer, with one digit over the 7 and another digit over the 6. Since 34 is the only 2 digit answer given, 34 is the correct answer choice.
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