



 
Hi Mark, One trillion usually means 10^{12} or one million million (in some places it is 10^{18} but that is very rare). Since one million is 10^6 and we can change the numbers to 7.9 trillion = 7.9 × 10^{12} 301 million = 301 ×10^{6} So our division is 7.9 × 10^{12} ÷ 301 ×10^{6} We have cancel one million or 10^{6} from both to get 7.9 × 10^{6}÷ 301 So our dividin 7.9 trillion by 301 million is the same as dividing 7.9 million by 301 or 7900000÷301 You can use long division to complete the division Hope this helps, Janice  


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