# Halving Simple Decimals

In this worksheet, students practise halving simple decimals by adding extra zeros if necessary in the division calculation.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:   Divide with Two Decimal Places

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn how to halve simple decimals by dividing them by 2.

For Example:

Question 1:

Find half of the number 0.1

0.1 ÷ 2 =  __________

Set out a division calculation but fill in an extra zero so that 0.1 becomes 0.10

So half of 0.1 is 0.05

Question 2:

Find half of the number 0.51

0.51 ÷ 2 =  __________

Set out a division calculation but fill in an extra zero so that 0.51 becomes 0.510

So half of 0.51 is 0.255

Find half of the number 0.4

0.4 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.2

0.2 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.7

0.7 ÷ 2 = ________

Halve 0.9

0.9 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.8

0.8 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.36

0.36 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.33

0.33 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.67

0.67 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.07

0.07 ÷ 2 = ________

Find half of the number 0.01

0.01 ÷ 2 = ________

• Question 1

Find half of the number 0.4

0.4 ÷ 2 = ________

0.2
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 4 Divide 4 ÷ 2 = 2 Answer: 0.2
• Question 2

Find half of the number 0.2

0.2 ÷ 2 = ________

0.1
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 2 Divide 2 ÷ 2 = 1 Answer: 0.1
• Question 3

Find half of the number 0.7

0.7 ÷ 2 = ________

0.35
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 7 Divide 7 ÷ 2 = 3 rem 1 and bring down the 0 Divide 10 ÷ 2 = 5 Answer: 0.35
• Question 4

Halve 0.9

0.9 ÷ 2 = ________

0.45
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 9 Divide 9 ÷ 2 = 4 rem 1 and bring down the 0 Divide 10 ÷ 2 = 5 Answer: 0.45
• Question 5

Find half of the number 0.8

0.8 ÷ 2 = ________

0.4
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 8 Divide 8 ÷ 2 = 4 Answer: 0.4
• Question 6

Find half of the number 0.36

0.36 ÷ 2 = ________

0.18
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 3 Divide 3 ÷ 2 = 1 rem 1 and bring down the 6 Divide 16 ÷ 2 = 8 Answer: 0.18
• Question 7

Find half of the number 0.33

0.33 ÷ 2 = ________

0.165
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 3 Divide 3 ÷ 2 = 1 rem 1 and bring down the 3 Divide 13 ÷ 2 = 6 rem 1 and bring down the 0 Divide 10 ÷ 2 = 5 Answer: 0.165
• Question 8

Find half of the number 0.67

0.67 ÷ 2 = ________

0.335
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 6 Divide 6 ÷ 2 = 3 and bring down the 7 Divide 7 ÷ 2 = 3 rem 1 and bring down the 0 Divide 10 ÷ 2 = 5 Answer: 0.335
• Question 9

Find half of the number 0.07

0.07 ÷ 2 = ________

0.035
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 0 Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 7 Divide 7 ÷ 2 = 3 rem 1 and bring down the 0 Divide 10 ÷ 2 = 5 Answer: 0.035
• Question 10

Find half of the number 0.01

0.01 ÷ 2 = ________

0.005
EDDIE SAYS
Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 0 Divide 0 ÷ 2 = 0 and bring down the 1 Divide 1 ÷ 2 = 0 rem 1 and bring down the 0 Divide 10 ÷ 2 = 5 Answer: 0.005
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