Extrapolate the values to flesh out the long division

We can soon fill in some 5s, and then a 1 becomes apparent as the right-hand digit on the top line. Next, if we temporarily write the sum as a multiplication...

We can soon fill in some 5s, and then a 1 becomes apparent as the right-hand digit on the top line. Next, if we temporarily write the sum as a multiplication - rather than a division - more clues emerge.

The complete sum is:

Pa

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