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Division by a Number with One Decimal Place

In this worksheet, students divide by numbers with one decimal place.

'Division by a Number with One Decimal Place' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, we will learn how to divide a number by a number with one place of decimals.

 

Remember that 240 ÷ 10 is the same as 24 ÷ 1 = 24

So 24 ÷ 1.2 is the same as 240 ÷ 12 = 20

 

Method 

To divide a number by a number with one decimal place.....

Multiply both numbers by 10.  

Your answer will be THE SAME as dividing the original numbers. Convince yourself by checking with your calculator.


Example

36.25 ÷ 0.5

 

Answer

We multiply both numbers by 10 and work out 362.5 ÷ 5

  

Answer is 72.5

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