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**