How to Divide Decimals

How To : Divide decimals

Here we are, learning how to divide decimals. So we are dividing a whole number or a fraction by a fraction. How this presenter does this is by moving the decimal two places to the right on both the top and bottom of the sum. In other words, he multiplies the two numbers by 10 ...more

How To : Divide decimals in math

This video is designed to help elementary and middle school teachers be more effective when teaching decimals. This presents another short algebra word problem about dividing a whole number by a decimal.

How To : Divide decimals with Mr Binkley

This video is provided by Mr. Binley. Let's learn this with an example, let's say that we want to divide 0.492 by 0.4, the most important thing remember while dividing the decimal numbers is that we need to convert the divisor into a whole number, here we need to convert 0.4 i ...more

How To : Divide a decimal number by a whole number

How do you divide a decimal number by a whole number? It seems complicated but it really isn't when you get down to it. To divide a decimal number by a whole number you have to start off by dividing it as if it were any other number. Take for example 13.5 divided by three. If ...more

How To : Divide a decimal number by another decimal number

Decimals are just as complicated as fractions, but they are written a bit simpler. In this video, learn how to divide a decimal number by another decimal number without a calculator. Follow the step by step presented in this tutorial and practice this method and it won't take ...more

How To : Calculate percentage

Not sure exactly how to calculate a twenty percent tip for your waitress? Or how about how to figure out how much less your cost will be with that thirty percent off tag? Use these steps to calculate percentage, without a calculator. You Will Need: • A pen or pencil • Paper ...more

How To : Convert fractions to decimals

In this tutorial, we learn how to divide fractions into decimals. First, you will want to divide your numerator by your denominator. If you can simplify this number further, it will make it easier for you to divide. You can do this on the calculator, or you can do it by hand. ...more

How To : Do long division with decimals

Video Nerd thinks that when your doing long division with decimals you should first take out the decimal. Write the number as if it didn't have a decimal. For example if the problem was 12.5 divided by 5 then you will just use 125 and divide that by 5. Next divide the first di ...more

How To : Convert a percentage to a decimal number

Learn how to easily convert percentage values into decimals in this quick video. When converting percentages it is important to remember that a percentage simply means to divide by 100. For example, take 5%. That means 5 divided by 100 or 0.05. These can easily be done on your ...more

How To : Convert fractions to decimals quickly and easily

This video shows you how to easily convert a fraction to decimals. To convert a fraction to a decimal, you simply divide the numerator by the denominator. You first need to move the decimal point in the divisor to the right until it is a whole number. Then, you have to move th ...more

How To : Convert a fraction to a decimal

In this tutorial, we learn how to convert a fraction to a decimal. Start of by dividing the top number by the bottom number. You can do this by hand by writing out the long division of it, or you can use a calculator. If you choose to do this by hand, the bottom number will be ...more

How To : Convert recurring decimals to fractions

In this video we learn how to convert recurring decimals to fractions. Start off by writing out the decimal with the dot next to it to show that it's recurring. This means that the number goes on forever and doesn't stop. To convert this to a fraction, write down the number as ...more

How To : Find the mean o a set of numbers

"Mean" is really the average on a set of numbers. The video uses the temperatures on a weather report as an example of a data set. Start by adding the temperature numbers of the week up. After you have the total, divide that number by 7, because you used 7 numbers in your data ...more

How To : Work with decimal numbers in prealgebra

You can do simple decimal calculation with out using a calculator once you understand the basic concept of decimals. In decimal equations when you have various operations between decimal numbers, you have to go by the order of operations in simplifying it. The order of operati ...more

How To : Understand arithmetic basics to do long division

This video shows us how to understand the basic arithmetic for doing long division. Whenever you are about to perform the division operation, the number which is to be divided is called as the dividend and the number which divides the dividend is called as divisor. So while pe ...more

How To : Convert between fractions, decimals, and percents

In this tutorial the author explains of how to find out percentages of a given number. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to move the decimal ...more

How To : Convert percents to decimals in math

There will be a time when the need to know how to convert a percent to a decimal will arise. Maybe it will be when trying to calculate a percentage discount on an item to be purchased. The item is 30% off, but what does that mean? How do you calculate the discount if the origi ...more

How To : Find a number given Its percent

This how-to video is about how to find a number when its percent is given. This video is really helpful and effective in finding the number when the percent is given, the following steps are explained in the video to find the number when its percent is given: 1)Convert the p ...more

How To : Convert percents to decimals quickly

Convert percents to decimals: To convert percents to decimal involves simple three steps. For example to converting 125% the following steps are: Divide 125 by 100, we get the fractions like 1 25/100, then divide both the numerator and denominator of fractional part by 25. T ...more

How To : Translate a word problem into algebra

This video shows the method to change a word problem into algebra and to identify rational numbers among a group of numbers. In the first part of the video we take a word problem namely - The product of 9 and seven, less than a number. 9 multiplied by something can be expresse ...more

How To : Understand the Dewey Decimal System

Feeling lost inside a library? The Dewey Decimal System is a logical and popular book classification system for libraries and schools helping you to easily locate any book or periodical you need. Fool these steps to better understand the Dewey Decimal System. You Will Need: ...more

How To : Solve basic percentages

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to work out basic percentages. The key is to always find 10% of the number first. To find 10%, divide the number by 10. It's very simple because you simply move one decimal to the left. Once you have found the 10%, you can simply find ...more

How To : Calculate percentages by example

In this tutorial the author explains of how to find percentages using examples. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to movie the decimal point ...more

How To : Find the percentage of a number

In this tutorial the author explains of how to compute percentages of a given number. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He says that of means multiply and percentage means for hundred. He goes on and explains this concept with ...more

How To : Change decimals to fractions

In this tutorial, we learn how to change decimals to fractions. First, you will take your decimal and put it over 1. Any number divided by 1 will be that number that you started with. To get rid of the decimal, you can multiply it by hand and moving the numbers to the left. To ...more

How To : Convert fractions to decimals

This video explains how to convert fractions to decimals by providing a good example. 1. To better explain the notion draw a box divided into sections to represent the 1 whole. 2. In this example the fraction used is 7/10. So, you have to color in 7 out of the 10 sections that ...more

How To : Convert fractions to decimals easily

This video teaches you how to convert fraction to decimals in three easy steps. The process of decimal to fraction conversion involves the use of the fundamental rule of fractions; the fraction should be written in its lowest terms. Write down the decimal divided by 1. Multip ...more

How To : Change fractions to decimals

In this tutorial, we learn how to change fractions to decimals. Once you learn how to do this, it can help you learn more levels of math. Start out with easy problems and work your way up to more difficult ones. First, try rewriting the equation. Take your top numerator and di ...more

How To : Change fractions to decimals

In this tutorial, we learn how to change fractions to decimals. First, you will need to divide the numerator by the denominator. The numerator is the top number and the denominator is the bottom number. Once you get this number, you will end up with a decimal instead of a frac ...more

How To : Find percent

Finding the percent of a given value is made simple and easy in this math tutorial video. In step one you must divide the part or the portion by the whole. As a result we obtain a decimal number. In step two, we must then move the decimal point two places to the right in order ...more

News : Basic Math Operations

It was brought up a while back in a Community Call to Arms that *math* is handy for encryption (and let's face it, everything) so let us go over things you just have to know. "In its simplest meaning in mathematics and logic, an operation is an action or procedure which produc ...more

How To : Divide numbers using long division

This video focuses on how to do long division. She starts by dividing 1548 by 26, going incrementally between each value. She first take 26 into the first three numbers of 1548 (154) and gets 5, then takes the remainder of 24 (154-130) and brings down the 8 to get 248. She the ...more

How To : Read a ruler

Everyone has used a ruler at some point in their life, whether for art sizing, blueprint plans, or sizing up your widescreen television on your living room wall. But there's a lot of little ticks on the ruler that you may not be aware of. Your ruler shouldn’t be used only to d ...more

How To : Solve Proportions

In this how to you will learn about proportions. A proportion is comparing two ratios. Here is an example of a problem. First, you cross multiply and show your work. Next, you simplify. After, in order to get the variable alone, you divide each side by four. Since you can't di ...more

Hack Like a Pro : The Basics of the Hexadecimal System

Welcome back, my novice hackers! It has become clear from some of your questions that quite a few of you are unfamiliar with the hexadecimal system, or simply, hex. The hexadecimal system is used throughout computing and if you have never studied this Base16 numering system, ...more

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