# 8. Decimal Division

Divide a decimal number (up to hundredths place) by another decimal. **Decimal Division Worksheet** begins with problems on division with the help of visual models. Students can convert division by a decimal number into a division by a whole number. For example, the following two division expressions have the same result.

94.32 ÷ 3.2

943.2 ÷ 32

Therefore, the method used to divide a decimal by a whole can be used to divide a decimal by another decimal. Note that the fluency in dividing and multiplying a decimal number by a power of 10 is of great use in the above method.

### Common Core Alignment

**5.NBT.7**Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.