Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems


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3.25 ∗ 5.15 = ?

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1. What is 5 divided by 0.5?

2. Sarah's piggy bank has $12.50 in it. If Sarah splits this money with her sister, how much money does each get?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Once you've learned how to multiply and divide decimals, the next step is to solve them in word problems with real life applications. This quiz will have you doing just that.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is here so that you may test your ability to:

  • Multiply decimals
  • Divide decimals
  • Solve word problems that require multiplication or division of decimals

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use what you've learned about multiplying and dividing decimals to solve practice problems
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about the steps for correctly multiplying or dividing decimals
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully solve word problems that involve the multiplication and division of decimals

Additional Learning

The quiz on Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems covers the following objectives:

  • Use sales tax to apply multiplying with decimals
  • Provide examples of real world applications for dividing decimals
  • Learn shortcuts for solving these problems