**unit 3.5: dividing decimals**

And here we are. The one operation we had not dealt with:

Let's remember that to

In the class notes, I explain how to use long division when dealing with whole numbers and a decimal, and both numbers as decimals. Look at the example, but really concentrate on the videos to follow, as well as the really great websites I'm providing.

Our goal for this section: to be familiar with the long division of decimals. Understand the general procedure! Only when we as a class achieve that, we will be able to transition to using a calculator.

Here are the notes:

**division.**Let's remember that to

*You learned long division some time ago, and perhaps you feel as though you have not practiced it enough. And so, although you will allowed to use a calculator, I encourage you to practice long division by actually doing each division by hand before reaching for the calculator.***divide means to split, or group, into equal groups.**In the class notes, I explain how to use long division when dealing with whole numbers and a decimal, and both numbers as decimals. Look at the example, but really concentrate on the videos to follow, as well as the really great websites I'm providing.

Our goal for this section: to be familiar with the long division of decimals. Understand the general procedure! Only when we as a class achieve that, we will be able to transition to using a calculator.

Here are the notes:

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**go to the following websites!**

These websites do an excellent job of explaining, in a simple but accurate way, how to divide decimals. Please spend the time reviewing them:

**SUGGESTED VIDEOS**

For the following video, make sure to start at 7:50 minutes:

And I couldn't resist...

**online challenge practice activities**

Can you do this correctly,, and in fast time? How would you handle word problem? Answer: You won't know until you try it. SO do try!

**worksheets **

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After you have completed the above worksheets, feel free to compare your answers.

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**extra practice **

Remember: It's best you use your time to maximize your learning. These extra practice exercises are not mandatory. However... the more you practice, the better off you'll be. Be wise about how you use your time... but always try to make practicing a priority! In your

**TEXTBOOK**, do:- Page 106: #1, #2, #4 and #5
- Page 107: #9, #11, #12 and #13