When dividing a number by , there’s a great trick you can use!
When you divide a number by , move the point in the number one place to the left.
There are three special cases you’ll come across:
You’ll use the rule in the box below a lot moving forward. Make sure you understand what it says. Below the box there will be some examples.
Dividing by is the same as multiplying by :
The trick of moving the decimal point when dividing by 10, is similar to a trick you can use when multiplying by 10.
Dividing by 10