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38,028/ 4= ? My class is working on big division (/) problems. This is the problem Professor McGonagall: 38,028/4=?. This is how I figured this out.
38,028/4=?
First you need to subtract the problem into the biggest multiple of 4. I know I didn't explain it very well but that's the best I can do.
38,028-36,000=2,028 so the basic fact is 36/4=9
2,028-2,000=28 so the basic fact is 20/4=5
28-28=0 so the basic fact is 28/4=7

Then we need to solve the problem. I broke the 38,028 into a 36,000, 2,000,and a 28.
We need to solve 36,000/4= first. this is how I solved it:
36/4=9
360/4=90
3,600/4=900
36,000/4=9,000
Next we need to solve 2,000/4=. this is how I solved it.
20/4=5
200/4=50
2,000/4=500
Last we need to solve 28/4=? That's easy: 28/4=7
Very last we need to get the answer. 9,000+500+7=9,507!!!
38,028/4=9,507

Article posted February 26, 2008 at 11:44 AM • comment (3) • Reads 1245 • Return to Blog List

hi cool article
Comment Posted on February 29, 2008 at 04:10 PM by klaus

wow that is so cool you made it so that people might understand it.
Comment Posted on February 26, 2008 at 01:32 PM by tal

Hey Lemony
I like the way you did your problem. You showed how to do all of it and explained it so everyone would be able to understand it.

Comment Posted on February 26, 2008 at 01:21 PM by Sabrina