Multiplying and Dividing Decimals
Multiplying decimals in real world!!!!!!
You need to multiply gas prices because if it is $1.27 per gallon of gas. If you got 24 gallons of gas you would need to multiply $1.27 by 24 to get the total cost.
When you are buying food at the grocery store and you get 10 oranges. Each orange cost $1.39. Then you multiply 10 and 1.39.
You also multiply decimals in weight because if someone weights 3 times as much as you and you weight 73.21 pound. Then you multiply that times three.
Dividing decimals in real world!!!!
You also divide decimals when you are splitting the pay check with your freind. If the pay check is $46.28 the you would divide that into 2 and get $23.14.
You divide decimals when you are splitting a pizza. If you have 20 people and 4 large pizzas, everybody wants 2 pieces so you divide 20 by 4.
How to multiply decimals!!!
How to divide a decimal!!!
Decimal in divisor and diveden: when the decimal is in the dividend and divisor you hop the decimal to the end of the number so that the number is a hole number. How ever many hops you did to the divisor that is how many hops you need to do to the dividend. Then you just divide and if you still have a decimal you bring it up.