##### Asked by: Ramia Kuersten

asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020# How do you teach long division with 2 digit divisors?

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In this way, how do you do long division with 2 digit divisors?

Divide the first number of the dividend (or the **two** first numbers if the previous step took another **digit**) by the first **digit** of the **divisor**. Write the result of this **division** in the space of the quotient. Multiply the **digit** of the quotient by the **divisor**, write the result beneath the dividend and subtract it.

One may also ask, how do you do long division step by step? **Steps**

- Set up the equation. On a piece of paper, write the dividend (number being divided) on the right, under the division symbol, and the divisor (number doing the division) to the left on the outside.
- Divide the first digit.
- Divide the first two digits.
- Enter the first digit of the quotient.

In this regard, how do you teach division with two digit divisors?

**Part 1** **Dividing by a Two-Digit Number**

- Look at the first digit of the larger number.
- Look at the first two digits.
- Use a little guesswork.
- Write the answer above the last digit you used.
- Multiply your answer by the smaller number.
- Subtract the two numbers.
- Bring down the next digit.
- Solve the next division problem.

How do you divide 4 digit by 2 digit numbers?

**Divide a 4-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number**

- Place the divisor (47) before the division bracket and place the dividend (3654) under it.
- Examine the first two digits of the dividend (36).
- Multiply the 7 by 47 and place the result (329) below the 365 of the dividend.