Grade 5 - Mathematics 4.8 Dividing a Whole number by Decimal
Method:
First we remove the decimal point from the denominator by multiplying both numerator and denominator with 10, 100 or 1000 etc.
Perform the operation of division as usual.
Divide 18 by 1.2
Here the dividend is a whole number and divisor is a 1 place decimal. We have to convert the divisor into a whole number by moving the decimal point to perform division.
Divide 26 by 3.25
Here the dividend is a whole number and divisor is a 2 place decimal. We have to convert the divisor into a whole number by moving the decimal point to perform division.
Divide 9 by 0.15
Divide 76 by 0.019
Directions: Divide the following whole number by decimals and find the quotient. Also write at least 5 examples of your own.