Practice the problems of Math in Focus Grade 5 Workbook Answer Key Chapter 9 Practice 3 Dividing Decimals to score better marks in the exam.

## Math in Focus Grade 5 Chapter 9 Practice 3 Answer Key Dividing Decimals

**Divide. Write the quotient as a decimal.**

Example

0.6 ÷ 2 = __6__ tenths ÷ 2 tenths

= __3__ tenths

= __0.3__

So, 0.6 ÷ 2 = __0.3__

Question 1.

0.8 ÷ 4 = ___ tenths ÷ 4

= ___ tenths

= ___

So, 0.8 ÷ 4 = ___

Answer: 0.2

Explanation:

0.8 ÷ 4 = 8 tenths ÷ 4

= 2 tenths

= 0.2

So, 0.8 ÷ 4 = 0.2

Question 2.

1 ÷ 5 = ___ tenths ÷ 5

= ___ tenths

= ___

So, 1 ÷ 5 = ___

Answer: 0.2

Explanation:

1 ÷ 5 = _10__ tenths ÷ 5

= 2 tenths

= 0.2

So, 1 ÷ 5 = 0.2

Question 3.

2.4 ÷ 6 = ___ tenths ÷ 6

= ___ tenths

= ___

So, 2.4 ÷ 6 = ___

Answer: 0.4

Explanation:

2.4 ÷ 6 = 24 tenths ÷ 6

= 4 tenths

= 0.4

So, 2.4 ÷ 6 =0.4

**Complete. Write the quotient as a decimal.**

Example

0.08 ÷ 2 = __8__ hundredths ÷ __2__

= __4__ hundredths

= __0.04__

So, 0.08 ÷ 2 = __0.04__.

Question 4.

0.14 ÷ 7 = ________ hundredths ÷ ________

= _________ hundredths

= _____

So, 0.14 ÷ 7 = _____

Answer: 0.02

Explanation:

0.14 ÷ 7 = 14 hundredths ÷ 7

=2 hundredths

= 0.02

So, 0.14 ÷ 7 = 0.02

Question 5.

0.27 ÷ 9 ________ hundredths ÷ ________

= _________ hundredths

= _____

So, 0.27 ÷ 9 = _____

Answer: 0.03

Explanation:

0.27 ÷ 9 = 27 hundredths ÷ 9

= 3 hundredths

= 0.03

So, 0.27 ÷ 9 = 0.03

Question 6.

0.1 ÷ 2 ________ hundredths ÷ ________

= _________ hundredths

= _____

So, 0.1 ÷ 2 = _____

Answer: 0.05

Explanation:

0.1 ÷ 2 = 10 hundredths ÷ 2

= 5 hundredths

=0.05

So, 0.1 ÷ 2 = 0.05

**Follow the steps to divide 8.4 by 3. Fill in the blanks.**

Question 7.

Step 1

Divide the ones by 3.

8 ones ÷ 3 = __ ones R __ ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

___ ones = ___ tenths

Add the tenths.

__ tenths + 4 tenths = ___ tenths

Step 2

Divide the tenths by 3.

__ tenths ÷ 3 = ___ tenths

So, 8.4 ÷ 3 = ___

Answer: 2.8

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 3.

8 ones ÷ 3 = 2 ones R 2 ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

2 ones = 20 tenths

Add the tenths.

20 tenths + 4 tenths = 24 tenths

Step 2

Divide the tenths by 3.

24 tenths ÷ 3 = 8 tenths

So, 8.4 ÷ 3 = 2.8

**Divide.**

Question 8.

Answer: 4.3

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 3.

12 ones ÷ 3 = 4 ones R 0 ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

0 ones = 0 tenths

Add the tenths.

0 tenths + 9 tenths = 9 tenths

Step 2

Divide the tenths by 3.

9 tenths ÷ 3 = 3 tenths

So, 12.9 ÷ 3 = 4.3

Question 9.

Answer: 0.7

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 8.

5.6 x 10 = 56

56 ones ÷ 8 = 7 ones R 0 ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

7 ones = 7 tenths

Add the tenths.

0 tenths + 7 tenths = 7 tenths

So, 5.6 ÷ 8 = 0.7

Question 10.

Answer: 2.9

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 3.

8.7 x 10 = 87

87 ones ÷ 3 = 29 ones R 0 ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

29 = 2 ones and 9 tenths

Add the tenths.

2 tenths + 9 tenths = 9 tenths

So, 5.6 ÷ 8 = 2.9

Question 11.

Answer: 2.7

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 9.

24 ones ÷ 9 = 2 ones R 6 ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

26 = 2 ones and 6 tenths

Step 2

Divide the tenths by 9.

3 tenths ÷ 9 = 27tenths

So, 24.3 ÷ 9 = 2.7

Question 12.

Answer: 0.15

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 4.

0.6 x 10 = 6

6 ones ÷ 4 = 1 ones R 2ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

1 ones = 1 tenths

Add the tenths.

4 tenths + 7 1tenths = 5 tenths

So, 0.6 ÷ 4 = 0.15

Question 13.

Answer: 1.04

Explanation:

Step 1

Divide the ones by 5.

5.2 x 10 = 52

52 ones ÷ 5 = 1 ones R 4 ones

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

104 = 1 ones and 4 tenths

Add the tenths.

1 tenths + 4 tenths = 104 tenths

So, 5.2 ÷ 5 = 1.04

**Follow the steps to divide 5.48 by 4. Fill in the blanks.**

Question 14.

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 4.

5 ones ÷ 4 = ______ one R ___ one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

__ one = ___ tenths

Add the tenths.

_________ tenths + 4 tenths = _________ tenths

Answer: 21.92

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 4.

_________ tenths ÷ 4 _________ tenths R _________ tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

_________ tenths = _________ hundredths

Add the hundredths.

_________ hundredths + 8 hundredths = ________ hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 4.

_________ hundredths ÷ 4 = _________ hundredths

So, 5.48 ÷ 4 = _____

Answer: 1.37

Explanation:

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 4.

5 ones ÷ 4 = **1 one** R 1 one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

1 one = 10 tenths

Add the tenths.

10 tenths + 4 tenths = 14 tenths

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 4.

14 tenths ÷ 4

**3 tenths** R 2 tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

2 tenths = 20 hundredths

Add the hundredths.

20 hundredths + 8 hundredths = 28 hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 4.

28 hundredths ÷ 4 = **7 hundredths**

So, 5.48 ÷ 4 = 1.37

Divide.

Question 15.

Answer: 0.13

Explanation:

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 4.

0 ones ÷ 4 = 0 one R one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

**0 one** = 0 tenths

Add the tenths.

0 tenths + 5 tenths = 5 tenths

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 4.

5 tenths ÷ 4

**1 tenths** R 1 tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

1 tenths = 10 hundredths

Add the hundredths.

10 hundredths + 2 hundredths = 12 hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 4.

12 hundredths ÷ 4 = 3** hundredths**

So, 0.52 ÷ 4 = 0.13

Question 16.

Answer: 0.09

Explanation:

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 9.

0 ones ÷ 9 = **0 one** R one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

0 one = 0 tenths

Add the tenths.

0 tenths + 8 tenths = 8 tenths

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 9

8 tenths ÷ 9

**0 tenths** R 8 tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

8 tenths = 80 hundredths

Add the hundredths.

80 hundredths + 1 hundredths = 81 hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 9.

81 hundredths ÷ 9 = 9** hundredths**

So, 0.81 ÷ 9 = 0.09

Question 17.

Answer: 2.02

Explanation:

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 6

12 ones ÷ 6 = **2 one** R 0 one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

2 one = 0 tenths

Add the tenths.

0 tenths +1 tenths = 1 tenths

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 9

1 tenths ÷ 9

**1 tenths** R 2 tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

1 tenths = 10 hundredths

Add the hundredths.

10 hundredths + 2 hundredths = 12 hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 9.

12 hundredths ÷ 6 = 2** hundredths**

So, 12.12 ÷ 6 = 2.02

Question 18.

Answer: 1.39

Explanation:

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 7

9 ones ÷ 7 =** 1 one** R 2 one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

2 one = 20 tenths

Add the tenths.

20 tenths + 6 tenths = 26 tenths

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 7

26 tenths ÷ 7

**3 tenths** R 5 tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

5 tenths = 50 hundredths

Add the hundredths.

60 hundredths + 6 hundredths = 56 hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 7

56 hundredths ÷ 7 = 8** hundredths**

So, 9.66 ÷ 7 = 1.38

Question 19.

Answer: 0.75

Explanation:

Step 1.

Divide the ones by 5.

15 ones ÷ 5 = **3 one** R 0 one

Regroup the remainder into tenths.

0 one = 0 tenths

Add the tenths.

0 tenths + 6 tenths = 6 tenths

Step 2.

Divide the tenths by 5.

6 tenths ÷ 5

**1 tenths** R 1 tenths

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

1 tenths = 10 hundredths

Add the hundredths.

10 hundredths + 5 hundredths = 15 hundredths

Step 3.

Divide the hundredths by 5.

15 hundredths ÷ 5 = 3** hundredths**

So, 15.65 ÷ 5 = 3.13

Question 20.

Answer:

3 ÷ 4 = 3 tenths ÷ 4

= 30 tenths

30 ÷ 4 = 7 R 2

Divide the tenths by 4.

20 tenths ÷ 4

Regroup the remainder into hundredths.

2 tenths = 20 hundredths

20 ÷ 4 = 5 hundredths

So, 3 ÷ 4 = 0.75

**Divide. Round each quotient to the nearest tenth.**

Example

7 ÷ 8

Question 21.

5 ÷ 7

Answer: 0.714

Explanation:

First, divide to two decimal places.

Then round the answer to the nearest tenth.

Question 22.

11 ÷ 9

Answer: 1.222

Explanation:

First, divide to two decimal places.

Then round the answer to the nearest tenth.

11 ÷ 9 is about 1.222

**Divide. Round each quotient to the nearest hundredth.**

Example

Question 23.

3.2 ÷ 7

Answer: 0.457

Explanation:

First, divide to three decimal places.

Then round the answer to the nearest hundredth.

Question 24.

13 ÷ 6

Answer: 2.166

Explanation:

First, divide to three decimal places.

Then round the answer to the nearest hundredth.