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Fractions and Decimals | Decimals |

okay We won't make this political You can start to

develop a bit of a headache when you see a

problem like this So many digits So many zeros but

there's actually a really easy trick that makes these problems

that total breeze And i'll save you a trip to

the medicine cabinet for a dose of excedrin Let's Suppose

we got this problem Oh five two divided by point

one three Where do we even begin Well it's going

to be a heck of a lot easier if we

divided by a whole number So let's do that We

start by moving the decimal place in each number over

as many spaces Is it takes to make a point

O one three are divisor ah hole number Are we

allowed to do that Well why isn't anyone blowing a

whistle here Group in mind that whenever we divide one

number by another were basically creating a fraction point Oh

five two divided by point one three is the same

asked point Oh five two over point one three So

if we multiply both top and bottom of the fraction

by a thousand we get point five two divided by

thirteen the exact same value and much easier to work

with right thousand over a thousand is one Don't forget

that from there we just divide like we would any

long division problem We move the decimal place directly upward

and wind up with point oh four which is our

answer and that's Why one decimal being divided by another

decimal isn't so bad Oh if you don't like the 00:01:34.754 --> [endTime] ruling well you people can appeal