
Divide the numerator by the denominator.
posted by Ms. Sue

using goodoldfashioned long division, divide 9 by 4 to get 2.25
posted by Reiny

can you teache me how to do that I'm so confused.
posted by Challie

soo what your sayis just divide like your dividing a regular division problem? for ex. you put the smaller number on the outside?
posted by Challie

No. You do NOT always put the smaller number on the outside.
Please go back and read what Reiny and I just told you.
posted by Ms. Sue

ok now io get it. Thanks!
posted by Challie

You're welcome.
posted by Ms. Sue
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