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## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Decimals

What is ?

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

0.625 is equal to , while .25 is equal to . Dividing by fractions is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal of the divisor. Thus, which equals , which simplifies to 2.5.

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Decimals

Divide:

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Eliminate the decimal place on the denominator by moving the decimal place 2 spaces to the right. Follow suit for the numerator. The decimal place should also move the same number of units to the right. Evaluate.

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Decimals

Divide:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Rewrite so that both are in fraction form.

Convert the division sign to multiplication, and take the reciprocal of the 2nd term.

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