About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering division with decimals will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn how to divide decimals. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to convert between decimals and fractions or divide decimals
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about dividing decimals
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Dividing Decimals chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Dividing Decimals chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any division question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the methods for dividing decimals covered in a standard math course. Topics covered include:
- Methods for converting between fractions and decimals
- Rules for maintaining decimal place in the divisor and dividend
- Steps involved in dividing decimal numbers
1. Relating Fractions and Decimals
Watch this video lesson to learn how to use both fractions and decimals to help you solve problems. Learn how to change between the two to use the best one for your problem.
2. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation
Performing operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division has some differences when there are decimals involved. This lesson will explain how to perform these operations all while keeping the decimals straight.
3. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems
Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do to get a correct answer when multiplying and dividing decimals. Learn the easy tricks to figuring out where the decimal point goes.
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Other chapters within the Division: Help & Review course
- Introduction to Division: Help & Review
- Dividing Fractions: Help & Review
- Dividing Radicals & Exponential Expressions: Help & Review
- Division with Complex Numbers: Help & Review
- Division of Factorials: Help & Review
- Dividing Functions: Help & Review
- Dividing Polynomials: Help & Review
- Division in Geometry: Help & Review