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# Dividing Decimals

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### Dividing Decimals

1. 2. Dividing Decimals <ul><li>Step 1-Write 5 and 0.5 as fractions. </li></ul><ul><li>Example-5=5/1 </li></ul><ul><li>0.5=5/10=1/2 </li></ul>
2. 3. Dividing Decimals <ul><li>Step 2- Model 5 wholes. </li></ul><ul><li>Example- </li></ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul>
3. 4. Dividing Decimals <ul><li>Step 3-Separate the 5 wholes into halves Example- </li></ul>
4. 5. Dividing Decimals <ul><li>Step 4-Think about what you are asked to find. Example-How many 0.5s are in 5? </li></ul><ul><li>How many 1/2s are in 5? </li></ul>
5. 6. Dividing Decimals <ul><li>Step 5-Count to find the number of 1/2s in 5? </li></ul><ul><li>Write a multiplication sentence that shows the answer to 5 ½. </li></ul><ul><li>Example-5 1/2=5 2 10 </li></ul>
6. 7. Dividing Decimals <ul><li>Solve the problems. </li></ul><ul><li>1. 6 0.5= 2. 4 0.4= 3. 2 0.4= </li></ul><ul><li>4. 10 0.25= 5. 9 0.2= </li></ul>
7. 8. Answers <ul><li>1. 12 </li></ul><ul><li>2. 10 </li></ul><ul><li>3. 5 </li></ul><ul><li>4. 40 </li></ul><ul><li>5. 45 </li></ul>
8. 9. Problems <ul><li>1. 5 0.2= 2. 4 0.8= </li></ul><ul><li>3. 4 0.5= 4. 3 0.6= </li></ul>
9. 10. Answers <ul><li>25 </li></ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul><ul><li>8 </li></ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul>