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Q: When dividing mixed numbers why is it important to estimate the quotient first?

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Quotient is the number you get when dividing two numbers.

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A quotient.

It is the same thing as dividing whole numbers in order to find a quotient.

Yes.

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a quotient is answer you get from dividing two numbers.

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Quotient is the number you get when dividing two numbers.

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it is the answer while dividing divisor from divident

A quotient.

It is the same thing as dividing whole numbers in order to find a quotient.

If you are making use of long division method, the process of dividing a whole number is actually a subset of the process of dividing the decimals. While dividing both you may get a quotient with decimal places. Some exceptions to this do exist in case of whole numbers. Like when you are dividing 100 by 2, the quotient 50 has no decimal places.

quotient is the answer to a division problem so after dividing, to check your answer, you need to take the quotient and multiply it to one of the given numbers.

No, because a quotient requires two numbers. Given the two numbers it is quite easy to work out the number of digits in the quotient.