Also my last answer should be it is the only result that is 8 digits long .(not 10)
Luz asked about a 7 in the quotient what would you do if their was an 8 in the quotient and 0 remainder
Can you help me out tried just adding 100 but it didn't come out, can you help me out.
the divisor is a xxx and the dividend is xxxxxxxx and 0 remainder, you guys are SUPER, tanks javier

What do you want? I can't understand :( Is it related to any previous question??

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Missing digits in long division
I have posted a arithmetical restoration problem in the 'Puzzles and Riddles' section under the title 'Missing digits in long division' if anyone would like to have a go. - George
Date: 03/07/2003
Topic Area: Math & Science
Type: solution

Missing digits in long division
I have been given this problem but do not have a solution. If you can please provide the answer with some clues as to how it was derived. Thank you - George Fill in the missing digits(x)in this lon...
Date: 03/07/2003
Topic Area: Puzzles & Riddles
Type: solution
This is the reference of question. Sorry!

What do you want ?? Why are you pasting EE search results ?

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X's are where number's go. Im also new to this site and not aware of pasting for ref..

ozo :
> Shouldn't there be five subtraction lines to get a 5 digit quotient?

not must,

1002-992 = 10 , and 100<124 therefor ZERO is automatically added to the quotient, and the subtruction is skipped,
this done 2 times => only 3 lines you see in the question.

if you want to know how to solve this question without computer, start with the "8" :
the 2nd subtraction gives xxxx - xxx * 8 = xx, and in addition xx0 < xxx
=>
a) xxxx is 1xxx , and xxx is 9xx => a=1, x1=1
from here it is not copmicated at all to continuoue.
=> 1st and 2nd product are the same =>
3rd product is bigger (4 digits) => x7 > 8 => x7 = 9

from here every 6th class student can proceed alone.

Ozo,
thanks you make it look so easy not sure
what it takes but this problem is worth 15
points toward our final, and Im trying to
become a teacher. Math is just not that easy.
thanks you people like you we can survive
in this world and beyond. Javier

Jgb3146,
...is this question addressed to me? I don't think we have met before , or have we? It looks like homework which should not be answered as per the site rules.

GwynforWeb

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Jgb3146Author Commented:

Not aware the of rules, I had the answer, I just wanted
to have it verfied and make sure it was correct, it was THANKS...

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