# How do you divide 540 divided by 36?

## Question:

How do you divide 540 divided by 36?

## Division:

When multiplying, you solve from the right to the left and add to figure out the answer.To divide a large number by a smaller number, you should work from left to right to determine the answer.

## Answer and Explanation:

To divide 540 by 36, we work from left to right by starting with how many times 36 goes into 54:

- 54 / 36 = 1

Now, we put a "1" over 54 and...

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