Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.5 Dividing Decimal Numbers - 4.5 Exercises: 21

Answer

$\approx26.756$

Work Step by Step

We find the quotient by dividing: $~~~~~~26.7555$ $9\overline{)240.8000}$ $~~~~\underline{18}$ $~~~~~~60$ $~~~~~~\underline{54}$ $~~~~~~~~~68$ $~~~~~~~~~\underline{63}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~50$ $~~~~~~~~~~~\underline{45}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~50$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~\underline{45}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~50$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\underline{45}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~5$ Since the questions asks us to round to the nearest thousandth, we can stop with the remainder of 5. We round the quotient to the nearest thousandth: $25.755\bar5\approx26.756$
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