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How do you do division with decimal points?

To divide by a decimal, multiply the divisor by a power of ten to make the divisor a whole number. Then multiply the dividend by the same power of ten. You can think of this as moving the decimal point in the dividend the same number of places to the right as you move the decimal point in the divisor.

How do you divide a whole number by a decimal up to 2 decimal places and vice versa?

To divide whole numbers by decimal.

  1. Change the divisor to whole. number by moving the decimal point. to the right until it becomes a whole.
  2. Move also the decimal point of the. dividend the same number of times.
  3. Place the decimal point directly. above the dividend before dividing.
  4. Divide as in dividing whole.

What is a 2 digit whole number?

Whole numbers are positive integers that are not expressed as fractions or decimals. Two-digit numbers begin with 10, a whole number with a 1 in the tens place and a 0 in the ones place. Two-digit numbers end at 99, a whole number with a 9 in the tens place and a 9 in the ones place.

What part of a decimal number do we divide first?

To divide a decimal number by a whole number the division is performed in the same way as in the whole numbers. We first divide the two numbers ignoring the decimal point and then place the decimal point in the quotient in the same position as in the dividend.

How do you insert a decimal point?

To add decimals, follow these steps:

  1. Write down the numbers, one under the other, with the decimal points lined up.
  2. Put in zeros so the numbers have the same length (see below for why that is OK)
  3. Then add, using column addition, remembering to put the decimal point in the answer.

What are the places in a decimal number?

The first digit after the decimal represents the tenths place. The next digit after the decimal represents the hundredths place. The remaining digits continue to fill in the place values until there are no digits left.

What is the difference between decimal and whole number?

Whole number – A number that doesn’t have any fractional parts (or decimals) and is not negative. Decimal – A value that isn’t a whole number and written without the use of denominators. This is because the “denominator” in decimals is always something like 10, 100, 1000, etc.

What is the equivalent of 1/4 in decimal?

Fraction to Decimal Conversion Tables

fraction = decimal
1/1 = 1
1/2 = 0.5
1/3 = 0.3 2/3 = 0.6
1/4 = 0.25 3/4 = 0.75