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Q: What do you do before dividing by a decimal?

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The answer depends on the magnitude of the number by which you are dividing.

add a zero to the end (only if it'safter the decimal) and continue dividing

Dividing 8.75 by 100 to give a decimal gives 0.0875.

A quotient is the result of dividing one number by another. It can be expressed as a ratio or as a decimal.

you can change a fraction to a decimal by dividing the bottom number into the top number.

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Because you can get the wrong answer

Dividing by decimal is different from dividing by whole number as you have to multiply by a number to remove the decimal.

Try dividing it with a calculator. If you get numbers after the decimal point, it is NOT divisible.Try dividing it with a calculator. If you get numbers after the decimal point, it is NOT divisible.Try dividing it with a calculator. If you get numbers after the decimal point, it is NOT divisible.Try dividing it with a calculator. If you get numbers after the decimal point, it is NOT divisible.

You move decimal one place to the left when dividing by ten You move decimal two places to the left when dividing by 100 You move decimal three places to the left when dividing by 1000, etc...

by dividing the denominator from the numerator .

The answer depends on the magnitude of the number by which you are dividing.

When you are dividing.

Dividing by 100 gives 1.67 as a decimal out of 1

add a zero to the end (only if it'safter the decimal) and continue dividing

division. add a decimal with zeros after it and just keep dividing.

you can make 1 ninth into a decimal by dividing it .

Because you are dividing by 100.

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