Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.5 Dividing Decimal Numbers - 4.5 Exercises: 3

Answer

Move the decimal one place to the right to make 2.2 a whole number. Move the decimal one place to the right in 8.24 to avoid changing the quotient. $2.\underrightarrow2\bigr)\overline{8.\underrightarrow24}$

Work Step by Step

$8.24\div2.2$ = $(8.24\times10)\div(2.2\times10)$ = $82.4\div22$
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