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1. The product of two numbers is 42.63. If one number is 2.1, find the other.
Solution:
Product of two numbers = 42.63
One number = 2.1
Other number = 42.63 ÷ 2.1
= 426.3 ÷ 21
Therefore, the other number is = 20.3
Answers: 20.3
2. John bought 9.25m of cloth for $425.50. Find the cost price per metre.
Solution:
Cloth bought by John = 9.25 m
Cost of 9.25 m = $425.50
Cost per metre = 425.50 ÷ 9.25
= 42550 ÷ 925
The cost of the cloth per metre = $ 46
Answers: $46
3. One kg Basmati rice costs $ 43.75. Find the cost of 17 kg of rice.
Solution:
Cost of 1 kg rice = 43.75
Cost of 17 kg rice = 43.75 × 17
Therefore, 17 kg rice cost $743.75
Answers: $743.75
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Multiplication of a Decimal by a Decimal.
Properties of Multiplication of Decimal Numbers.
Division of a Decimal by a Whole Number.
Division of Decimal Fractions by Multiples.
Division of a Decimal by a Decimal.
Division of a whole number by a Decimal.
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