## Divide Decimals by Whole Numbers

### Dividing Decimals: Learn

The procedure for the division of decimals is very similar to the division of whole numbers.

How to divide a four digit decimal number by a two digit number (e.g. 0.4131 ÷ 17):

Place the divisor (17) before the division bracket and place the dividend (0.4131) under it.

17 | 0 | . | 4 | 1 | 3 | 1 |

Bring the decimal point up directly above where it is in the dividend.

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17 | 0 | . | 4 | 1 | 3 | 1 |

Proceed with normal long division, using placeholder zeros as necessary

0 | . | 0 | 2 | 4 | 3 | ||

17 | 0 | . | 4 | 1 | 3 | 1 | |

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7 | 3 | ||||||

- | 6 | 8 | |||||

5 | 1 | ||||||

- | 5 | 1 | |||||

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