# 7. Divide Decimals by a Whole

Extend multi-digit division of whole numbers to division of a decimal number by a whole. **Divide Decimals by a Whole Worksheet** starts off with division problems based on visual models, followed by problems on relative division of whole numbers to division of decimals. For example, understanding the pattern of the following 2 divisions will make it easier for students to grasp decimal division.

3411 ÷ 3 = 1137

34.11 ÷ 3 = 11.37.

### 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.