UK Primary (3-6) Divide numbers with thousandths by a single digit number

## Interactive practice questions

We want to find $8.684\div2$8.684÷​2. We are going to do this by first partitioning the number.

a

Break up $8.684$8.684 into a sum of units, tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. Use whole numbers or decimals.

b

To find $8.684\div2$8.684÷​2 we can divide each of $8$8, $0.6$0.6, $0.08$0.08, and $0.004$0.004 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=

$0.6\div2=\editable{}$0.6÷​2=

$0.08\div2=\editable{}$0.08÷​2=

$0.004\div2=\editable{}$0.004÷​2=

c

Hence, what is $8.684\div2$8.684÷​2? Write your answer as a decimal.

Easy
Approx 2 minutes
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