We want to find $8.42\div2$8.42÷2. We are going to do this by first partitioning the number.
Break up $8.42$8.42 into a sum of units, tenths and hundredths. Use whole numbers or decimals.
To find $8.42\div2$8.42÷2 we can divide each of $8$8, $0.4$0.4, and $0.02$0.02 by $2$2 and add the results together.
Answer the following. Give each answer as a whole number or a decimal.
Hence, what is $8.42\div2$8.42÷2? Write your answer as a decimal.
Understand operations on fractions, decimals, percentages, and integers