# Dividing Decimals

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## Presentation Description

Learn the steps to follow when dividing decimals

## Presentation Transcript

### Dividing Decimals :

Dividing Decimals

### Division Vocabulary :

Division Vocabulary Dividend Divisor

### Division Vocabulary :

Division Vocabulary 12.64 ÷ .2 12.62 divided by 2

### Steps in Dividing Decimals :

Steps in Dividing Decimals Make the divisor a whole number by moving the decimal to the right as many places as it takes. Divisor Moved the decimal point 1 place to the right

### Steps in Dividing Decimals :

Steps in Dividing Decimals 2. Move the decimal point in the dividend the same number of places as the divisor. Dividend Moved the decimal point 1 place to the right

### Steps in Dividing Decimals :

Steps in Dividing Decimals New Problem Looks Like

### Steps in Dividing Decimals :

Steps in Dividing Decimals 3. Place the decimal point in the answer lined up with the decimal point in the dividend.

### Steps in Dividing Decimals :

Steps in Dividing Decimals 4. Divide the numbers. Make sure the decimal point stays lined up. 6 12 6 2 6 4 3