### About Dividing Decimals:

When we divide a decimal by a whole number: set up a long division and bring the decimal point in the dividend straight up into the answer. When we divide by a decimal, we must first move the decimal point in the divisor to the right until it’s a whole number. Match this movement in the dividend as well.

Test Objectives
• Demonstrate the ability to divide a decimal by a whole number
• Demonstrate the ability to divide a whole number by a decimal
• Demonstrate the ability to divide a decimal by a decimal
Dividing Decimals Practice Test:

#1:

Instructions: Find each quotient.

a) 7.5 ÷ 3

b) 18.8 ÷ 2

#2:

Instructions: Find each quotient.

a) 1.8 ÷ 1.5

b) -4.495 ÷ 0.31

#3:

Instructions: Find each quotient.

a) 0.0536 ÷ 103

b) 1786.51 ÷ -10,000,000

#4:

Instructions: Find each quotient.

a) 14.45 ÷ 1.5

b) 23.4 ÷ 70.2

#5:

Instructions: Find each quotient.

a) -5.53 ÷ -3.333

Written Solutions:

#1:

Solutions:

a) 2.5

b) 9.4

#2:

Solutions:

a) 1.2

b) -14.5

#3:

Solutions:

a) 0.0000536

b) -0.000178651

#4:

Solutions:

a) 9.63

b) 0.3

#5:

Solutions:

a) 1.6591