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Can anyone please help me with this division and remainder problem?

  1. Jun 9, 2017 #1
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    Is there any chance someone can help me solve this? Music teacher with absolutely no idea how to solve this. Thanl you so much.

    ? w!81 = 26r3 (the goal is to find the first number, and explain how you figured it out)
     
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  3. Jun 9, 2017 #2

    mfb

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    Can you explain the notation? It is not standard mathematical notation.
     
  4. Jun 9, 2017 #3

    scottdave

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    Perhaps @Victoriacv meant to type: w divided by 81 equals 26 remainder 3. If that is the case, then you can rewrite as (w / 81) = 26 + (3/81), then multiply both sides by 81 and get the value of w.
     
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