Decimals

UK Primary (3-6)

Divide numbers with hundredths by a single digit number

We want to find $8.42\div2$8.42÷2. We are going to do this by first partitioning the number.

a

Break up $8.42$8.42 into a sum of units, tenths and hundredths. Use whole numbers or decimals.

b

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.

$8\div2=\editable{}$8÷2=

$0.4\div2=\editable{}$0.4÷2=

$0.02\div2=\editable{}$0.02÷2=

c

Hence, what is $8.42\div2$8.42÷2? Write your answer as a decimal.

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Approx 2 minutes

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