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Division of a Decimal by another Decimal

To divide a decimal by another decimal:
  • Move the decimal point in the divisor to the right until it is a whole number.
  • Move the decimal point in the dividend to the right by the same number of places as the decimal point was moved to make the divisor a whole number.
  • Then divide the new dividend by the new divisor


Example 36

Solution:

Move the decimal point 2 places to the right and divide by 5.


Alternatively, we can divide as follows:


Note:


Example 37

Solution:

Move the decimal point 1 place to the right and divide by 7.


Alternatively, we can divide as follows:


Note:


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