(a) is preferred … I get 2, but the answer is .5. Long division can be used for numbers with digits after the decimal point. wikiHow's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article is backed by trusted research and meets our high quality standards. As compared to addition and subtraction of decimal numbers multiplication and division of decimals are much easy task. But, I'll show you why it works! By moving the decimal of the divisor, you'll be dividing by a whole number. Ignore the decimal point at first. you do not need to import division when using either version 3.4,3.5 or 3.6 – T. Samuel Feb 23 '18 at 8:01 @Murphy division operator is not preinstalled in the older version of python. This page will show you a complete "long division" solution for the division of two numbers. This makes the division much easier to calculate - the result is 13. How? This is a complete lesson with a video, instruction, and exercises about dividing decimals by decimals, meant for 5th grade. 182.35 ÷ 0.5 First, multiply both numbers by 10 so there is no longer a decimal in the divisor (0.5). Then, pretend the point isn’t there and solve the problem as you normally would with 2 whole numbers. For example, the quotient of 22.5 ÷ 15.2 is 1.48. We can "shift the decimal point" out of the way by multiplying by 10, as many times as we need to. We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. Here’s how to do a simple division problem: Turn the divisor (the number you’re dividing by) into a whole number by moving the decimal point all the way to the right; at the same time, move the decimal point in the dividend (the number you’re … Long division can be used for numbers with digits after the decimal point. We use cookies to make wikiHow great. If you want to divide a fraction into another number, invert the fraction and multiply it by the other number. This may seem tricky, but fortunately, it works pretty much the same way as long division! Ex. You do this by moving the decimal point to the right in the divisor until there are no more numbers other than zero to the right of the decimal point. Our grade 5 decimal division worksheets start with simple "mental math" questions emphasizing the understanding of decimal place value and finish with more computationally challenging decimal long division exercises. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/b\/bb\/Divide-Decimals-Step-1-Version-2.jpg\/v4-460px-Divide-Decimals-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/b\/bb\/Divide-Decimals-Step-1-Version-2.jpg\/aid473391-v4-728px-Divide-Decimals-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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