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Remainders

# Introduction to remainders

Sal shows how a remainder is what's left over in a division problem.

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• would you put the R for remainder?:)
• R is short for remaider
• How do you write that good on a chomebook
• i know right it is just so hard lol
• the way he right on a crome book like no one can do that not even my teacher like how if you think no one can draw like sal upvote this comment
• are you supposed to add a "R" to stand for remainder for the answer?
• R is short for remainder so yes.
• Can u explain carefully
• Essentially, what he is saying is that he is trying to split 8 into 3 different groups. So, he gets the biggest amount he can get into each group with 3 groups, but there still are a few left.
• At , are we supposed to do 2 r 1 or 4 r 1? In other words, up or down?
• At , the instructor has just written the problem: 8 ÷ 3. Written in remainder notation, 8 ÷ 3 = 2R2.

If you were talking about 8 ÷ 2, the answer is always 4, no matter which way you do it.

Does that help, or did you mean something else?
• what can we do with the remander
• You don’t really do anything else after you’ve got the remainder. Like i said before, they’re just numbers you can’t put together into a group. I hope this helps.
• can u do bigger numbers pls