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Dividing Decimals with a Different Number of Places

In this worksheet, students carry out divisions of numbers with varying numbers of decimal places.

'Dividing Decimals with a Different Number of Places' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about the division of numbers with varying decimals places.

Example

Divide 5.04 by 1.4.


Answer

The first aim is to make sure that you are dividing by a whole number.

In this case, we can achieve this by multiplying both numbers by 10 to give us

50.4 ÷ 14

 

The answer to this and the orginal question is 3.6

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