Division of a Whole Number by a Decimal



In division of a whole number by a decimal number the rules are discussed here.

(i) Count the number of decimal digits in the divisor.

(ii) Add as many zeroes to the dividend.

(iii) Remove the decimal in the divisor.

(iv) Divide as usual.




Let us consider some of the examples:

(i) 42 ÷ 0.7

Solution:

42 ÷ 0.7





= 420 ÷ 7









Therefore, 42 ÷ 0.7 = 60



(ii) 441 ÷ 0.21

Solution:

441 ÷ 0.21





44100 ÷ 21











Therefore, 441 ÷ 0.21 = 2100



(iii) 8133 ÷ 0.003

Solution:

8133 ÷ 0.003





8133000 ÷ 3





















Therefore, 8133 ÷ 0.003 = 2711000



(iv) 48 ÷ 1.92

Solution:

48 ÷ 1.92





4800 ÷ 192













Therefore, 48 ÷ 1.92 = 25



(v) 722 ÷ 1.444

Solution:

722 ÷ 1.444





722000 ÷ 1444









Therefore, 722 ÷ 1.444 = 500

 Decimal.

Decimal Place Value Chart.

Expanded form of Decimal Fractions.

Like Decimal Fractions.

Unlike Decimal Fraction.

Equivalent Decimal Fractions.

Changing Unlike to Like Decimal Fractions.

Ordering Decimals

Comparison of Decimal Fractions.

Conversion of a Decimal Fraction into a Fractional Number.

Conversion of Fractions to Decimals Numbers.

Addition of Decimal Fractions.

Problems on Addition of Decimal Fractions

Subtraction of Decimal Fractions.

Problems on Subtraction of Decimal Fractions

Multiplication of a Decimal Numbers.

Multiplication of a Decimal by 10, 100, 1000

Multiplication of a Decimal by a Decimal.

Properties of Multiplication of Decimal Numbers.

Problems on Multiplication of Decimal Fractions

Division of a Decimal by a Whole Number.

Division of Decimal Fractions

Division of Decimal Fractions by Multiples.

Division of a Decimal by a Decimal.

Division of a whole number by a Decimal.

Properties of Division of Decimal Numbers

Problems on Division of Decimal Fractions

Conversion of fraction to Decimal Fraction.

Simplification in Decimals.

Word Problems on Decimal.






5th Grade Numbers 

5th Grade Math Problems 

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