## How do you solve decimals?

To multiply decimals, just multiply as usual. Then count the total number of digits above the line that are to the right of all decimal points. Place your decimal point in your answer so there are the same number of digits to the right of it as there are above the line.

## How do you divide decimals step by step?

Dividing Decimals

1. Step 1: Estimate the answer by rounding.
2. Step 2: If the divisor is not a whole number, then move the decimal place n places to the right to make it a whole number.
3. Step 3: Divide as usual.
4. Step 4: Put the decimal point in the quotient directly above where the decimal point now is in the dividend.

## What is a decimal for kids?

What are Decimal Numbers? Decimals are used to write a number that is not whole. Decimal numbers are numbers that are in between whole numbers. An example of this is, 12.5, which is a decimal number that is in-between 12 and 13.

## How do you divide decimals examples?

To divide a decimal number by a decimal number, multiply the divisor by as many tens as necessary until we get a whole number, and remember to multiply the dividend by the same number of tens. For example, 13.8 ÷ 0.6 becomes 138 ÷ 6 = 23.

## What is the process of decimal multiplication and division?

When multiplying decimals, the number of decimal places in the product is the sum of the decimal places in the factors. When dividing by decimals, move the decimal point in the dividend the same number of places to the right as you move the decimal point in the divisor.