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Dividing decimals 3
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Description
Exercise Name: Dividing decimals 3
Math Missions: 5th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 6th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Algebra basics Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission, Algebra I Math Mission, Mathematics II Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Dividing decimals 3 exercise appears under the 5th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 6th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Algebra basics Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission, Algebra I Math Mission and Mathematics II Math Mission. This exercise continues practicing dividing numbers by decimals.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Find the quotient: This problem has a division problem that involves dividing a whole number by a decimal. The user is to find the answer and write it in the space provided.
    Divdec3

    Find the quotient

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges with the standard algorithm. The speed badges are medium because the algorithm can be time-consuming.

  1. A calculator goes against the spirit of the problem but can increase speed.
  2. The standard algorithm is not very time-efficient so users might need to develop a new method to get speed badges.
  3. Most of the time the final answer is an integer, but in a few problems users can get a final answer that is a terminating decimal. Research indicates no answers that don't terminate in decimal form.

Real-life Applications

  1. Decimals appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.

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