Divide and write as decimals

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Julie Harland teaches how to divide two whole numbers and write the answer in decimal form, including rounding. She starts with simple division problems and shows how to convert the remainder into a fraction or a decimal. Julie also demonstrates how to add zeros to the dividend to make it a whole number and continue with the division. In the end, she explains how to round the answer to the nearest tenth or hundredth depending on the problem. The lesson concludes with a practice problem and a reminder to check the answer by multiplying the quotient with the divisor.

Lesson Description:

Dividing two whole numbers and writing with Decimals; rounding included.

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Questions answered by this video:
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  • How do your write your divison answer in decimal form?
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  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    There are four examples of three digit whole numbers divided by a single digit number. Two problems result in terminating decimals and two answers result in repeating numbers that are rounded to the tenths place.