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So, I assume to look at multiplication as addition; how should I look at division?

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So, I assume to look at multiplication as addition; how should I look at division?

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So, I assume to look at multiplication as addition; how should I look at division?

And why would you do that? Do you have some context for your question?

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I am just saying you can break down multiplication into a*b=a+a+a....

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I am just saying you can break down multiplication into a*b=a+a+a....

Then you think of division using the same idea. If c=a*b means c=(a+a+a+... b times) then c/a=b also means c=(a+a+a+... b times).

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Then you think of division using the same idea. If c=a*b means c=(a+a+a+... b times) then c/a=b also means c=(a+a+a+... b times).

I got on trouble for this post; I really thought that what I asked was legitimate. Those three concrete requirements for posting homework help don't really seem feasible all the time. Maybe they thought it was too vague, but I honestly needed help with that.

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Nevertheless, those are the rules.I got on trouble for this post; I really thought that what I asked was legitimate. Those three concrete requirements for posting homework help don't really seem feasible all the time.

Your questionMaybe they thought it was too vague, but I honestly needed help with that.

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