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Dividing Decimals Worksheets

Dividing Decimals Worksheets
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 1.  
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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