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Module 5 lesson 4 Divisor Dividend
Dividing decimals

Objective:  Fluently divide multi­digit decimals
using the standard algorithm
Quotient

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To divide by whole numbers

1.  place the decimal point in the quotient
2.  divide ­ add zeroes if necessary

Find 4.2 ÷ 3
Up, Up, and Away........ Elizabeth and her friends are
decorating their 3 brooms for the witches parade. To make their
brooms look beautiful, the witches will cut streamers out of ribbon
that is 4.2 meters long into 3 equal lengths. How long will each
streamer be?

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Write the decimal point of the quotient
above the decimal point of the dividend. 14 .
. Divide as you 3 ) 4.2
3 ) 4.2 would 3
12
divide whole
numbers. 12
0
So, each streamer will be 1.4 meters long.

You can divide by using paper and pencil.

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2.49 ÷ 3 \$ 18.45 ÷ 15 5.628 ÷ 4 47.6 ÷ 7

) ) ) )

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Mrs. Wendt
32.2 ÷ 4
bought 8
pumpkins for )
) \$66.24. Each
pumpkin was
the same price.
What was the
price of one
pumpkin?

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How to divide with decimals in the
divisor and in the dividend

1.  Change the divisor to a whole number by multiplying by a power of 10.

Change the divisor by moving the decimal point
over to the right until it becomes a whole
number

2.  Multiply the dividend by the same power of 10

Move the decimal point the same number of
places as you did in the divisor in the dividend

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Dana, Elaine, and Eli eat lunch in a restaurant. The bill is \$27.75. If they share the bill equally,  Julian uses 0.5 pounds of blueberries in each blueberry pie he makes. How many pies
how much will each person pay?                                                                                                          can he make with 6.5 pounds of blueberries?

2/5

1/5 2/5

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Lesson Quiz Lesson Quiz

Divide. Divide.

1. 3.

2. 4. 33.475 ÷ 0.65

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Divide. Dana, Elaine, and Eli eat lunch in a restaurant. The bill is \$27.75. If they share the bill equally,
how much will each person pay?
5. 2.46 ÷ 12.3

6. Corrine bought 8.4 pounds of almonds. She divided them into 30 snack­size bags. How
many pounds are in each bag?

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Dividing Decimals Dividing Decimals

Julian uses 0.5 pounds of blueberries in each blueberry pie he makes. How many pies  Divide.
can he make with 6.5 pounds of blueberries?
1.
13 pies
0.13

2.
2.3

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Lesson Quiz Lesson Quiz

Divide. Divide.

3. 5. 2.46 ÷ 12.3
120             0.2

4. 33.475 ÷ 0.65            6. Corrine bought 8.4 pounds of almonds. She divided them into 30 snack­size bags. How
many pounds are in each bag?
51.5
0.28 pound

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