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Dividing Decimals Worksheets
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What is the divisor in the expression 41.85 ÷ 4? a. 418 b. 41.85 c. 4 d. 104

#### Solution:

The number after the symbol ÷ in an expression, is called as the divisor.

In the expression, the number after symbol ÷ is 4.

So, 4 is the divisor in the expression 41.85 ÷ 4.

Correct answer : (3)
2.
What is the dividend in the expression 28.24 ÷ 2? a. 2 b. 14.12 c. 32.24 d. 28.24

#### Solution:

The number before the ÷ symbol in an expression is called as the dividend.

In the expression, the number before the ÷ symbol is 28.24.

So, 28.24 is the dividend in the expression 28.24 ÷ 2.

Correct answer : (4)
3.
Find:
26.52 ÷ 0 a. 0.026 b. 0.265 c. Undefined

#### Solution:

26.52 ÷ 0
[Original expression.]

In the expression, the divisor is 0.

Division by 0 is not defined.

So, the quotient of 26.52 ÷ 0 is undefined.

Correct answer : (4)
4.
Find the value of $a$ in $a$ ÷ 2.34 = 4.32. a. 1.8462 b. 10.1088 c. 6.66 d. 0.5417

#### Solution:

a ÷ 2.34 = 4.32
[Original expression.]

2.34 is the divisor, a is the dividend and 4.32 is the quotient.

Dividend = quotient × divisor
[Formula.]

a = 2.34 × 4.32
[Substitute the values.]

= 10.1088
[Multiply.]

So, the value of a = 10.1088

Correct answer : (2)
5.
What is the dividend if 4 divides 16.08? a. 16.08 b. 4 c. 0.08 d. 32.08

#### Solution:

4 divides 16.08.

16.08 is divided by 4.

4 is the divisor and 16.08 is dividend.

Correct answer : (1)
6.
Find the quotient, if the divisor is 12 and the dividend is 12.24. a. 12 b. 1.002 c. 1.2 d. 1.02

#### Solution:

Divisor = 12 and dividend = 12.24
[Given.]

So, the quotient = 12.24 ÷ 12 Therefore, the quotient is 1.02.

Correct answer : (4)
7.
Find the dividend, if the divisor is 4 and the quotient is 5.32. a. 5 b. 4 c. 21.28 d. 5.32

#### Solution:

Dividend = quotient × divisor
[Formula.]

= 4 × 5.32
[Substitute the values.]

= 21.28
[Multiply.]

So, the value of the dividend is 21.28.

Correct answer : (3)
8.
Jake bought 3 pens of equal price for $4.20. Find the price of each pen. a.$3 b. $12.60 c.$1.40 d. $1.00 #### Solution: The cost of three pens =$4.20.

= 4.20 ÷ 3
Price of each pen = cost of 3 pens ÷ number of pens
[Substitute the values.] [Place the decimal point in quotient. Then divide.]

So, the price of each pen is \$1.40.

Correct answer : (3)
9.
Find the value of the quotient for the expression 4.65 ÷ 5. a. 5 b. 9.65 c. 4.65 d. 0.93

#### Solution:

4.65 ÷ 5
[Original expression.] [Place the decimal point in the quotient. Then divide.]

The value of the quotient for the expression 4.65 ÷ 5 is 0.93.

Correct answer : (4)
10.
Find:
100.05 ÷ 5 a. 2.01 b. 20.01 c. 20.1 d. 2.001

#### Solution:

100.05 ÷ 5
[Original expression.] [Place the decimal point in the quotient. Then divide.]

The quotient of 100.05 ÷ 5 is 20.01.

Correct answer : (2)

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