Q: How do you know where to place the first digit of a quotient in a division problem?

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You would get the quotient first and count the digits.

It does not have to be. 864/2 = 432. The first digit of the quotient is not in the tens place.

Regular division answer is 89.823... However, this question ask Name the position of the first fight of quotient, so the answer should be tens

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If you mean 18.88 divided by 4 then the quotient is 4.72 and the first digit of 4 is in the ones or units place

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Yes, that's true.

0.7778

You would get the quotient first and count the digits.

The first number is called the dividend. The second number is called the divisor. The answer is called the quotient.

It does not have to be. 864/2 = 432. The first digit of the quotient is not in the tens place.

Regular division answer is 89.823... However, this question ask Name the position of the first fight of quotient, so the answer should be tens

34

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If you mean 18.88 divided by 4 then the quotient is 4.72 and the first digit of 4 is in the ones or units place

If you were doing it as a long division (in standard layout) then above the 6 - just after the decimal point.

first you look at the first number tell what that number is then you just find the first digit.

4.72