# Divide Using Long Division 96.6÷8.4

96.6÷8.4
Set up the division problem in long division format.
 8 . 4 9 6 . 6
Move the decimal the same amount of places in both numbers until the divisor is a whole number.
 8 4 9 6 6
Divide 96 by 84. Place this digit in the quotient on top of the division symbol.
 1 8 4 9 6 6
Multiply the newest quotient digit (1) by the divisor 84.
 1 8 4 9 6 6 – 8 4
Subtract 84 from 96.
 1 8 4 9 6 6 – 8 4 1 2
Bring down the next number of the dividend.
 1 8 4 9 6 6 – 8 4 1 2 6
Divide 126 by 84. Place this digit in the quotient on top of the division symbol.
 1 1 8 4 9 6 6 – 8 4 1 2 6
Multiply the newest quotient digit (1) by the divisor 84.
 1 1 8 4 9 6 6 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4
Subtract 84 from 126.
 1 1 8 4 9 6 6 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4 4 2
Add a 0 to the end of the dividend.
 1 1 8 4 9 6 6 . 0 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4 4 2
Bring down the next number of the dividend.
 1 1 8 4 9 6 6 . 0 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4 4 2 0
Divide 420 by 84. Place this digit in the quotient on top of the division symbol.
 1 1 . 5 8 4 9 6 6 . 0 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4 4 2 0
Multiply the newest quotient digit (5) by the divisor 84.
 1 1 . 5 8 4 9 6 6 . 0 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4 4 2 0 – 4 2 0
Subtract 420 from 420.
 1 1 . 5 8 4 9 6 6 . 0 – 8 4 1 2 6 – 8 4 4 2 0 – 4 2 0 0
The result of division of 96.6÷8.4 is 11.5.
11.5
Divide Using Long Division 96.6÷8.4