Andy C. answered • 10/17/17

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THe remainder must always be LESS than the number you are dividing by

For example, consider the following INCORRECT problem of 13 divided by 4:

2

4 | 13

8

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5

If you answer 2, then the remainder is 5 which is GREATER than 4,the number you

are dividing by.

You cannot put 13 things in groups of 4 and end up with a group 5 left over.

That last group of 5 will create another group of 4 with only 1 left over.

THe correct answer is 3 remainder 1