Divide decimals by decimals using the standard algorithm.
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Consider the division problem $${19.2 ÷ 1.6}$$.
Written as a fraction, the problem becomes $${\frac{19.2}{1.6}}$$.
Divide: $${526.76 ÷ 1.3}$$
First, write an equivalent division problem with a whole number divisor. Then solve and check your answer using multiplication.
Which division problems below will have the same solution as $${580.6÷8.44}$$?
Explain your reasoning for each equivalent problem.
a. $${580.6 ÷ 844}$$
b. $${5,806 ÷ 844}$$
c. $${58,060 ÷ 844}$$
d. $${580,600 ÷ 844}$$
e. $${5,806 ÷ 84.4}$$
f. $${58.06 ÷ 0.844}$$
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
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Sophia’s dad paid $43.25 for 12.5 gallons of gas.
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