Lesson Title: Dividing Decimals
File: Interactive Math PowerPoint presentation
Things to Do in Dividing a Decimal by a Whole Number
1. Place the decimal point in the quotient directly above the decimal point in the dividend.
2. Divide as you normally would (DMSBR)
Repeat or Remainder
Dividing a Decimal by a Decimal
1. Move the decimal point in the divisor to the right, until you get to the end of the digits.
2. Count how many places you moved that decimal.
3. Move the decimal point in the dividend the same number of places to the right that you moved the decimal point in the divisor.
Dividing Decimals (PDF)
Division of Decimals - Interactive Powerpoint