# What is the rule for dividing by 100?

## What is the rule for dividing by 100?

To divide by 100, move each digit two place value columns to the right. If the number ends in two ‘0’ digits in the tens and units columns, dividing by 100 has the same effect as removing these digits. To divide by 100, move all digits two place value columns to the right.

## 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.

How do you divide dividends?

Divide the dividend by the whole-number divisor to find the quotient.

1. Multiply the divisor by a power of 10 to make it a whole number.
2. Multiply the dividend by the same power of 10. Place the decimal point in the quotient.
3. Divide the dividend by the whole-number divisor to find the quotient.

How do you solve 100 divided by 5?

100 divided by 5 is 20.

### How do you work out 18 divided by 100?

Using a calculator, if you typed in 18 divided by 100, you’d get 0.18. You could also express 18/100 as a mixed fraction: 0 18/100.

### When dividing numbers by 100 mentally what do we do with the decimal point of the dividend?

If you divide any whole number by 10, copy the dividend and make it have one decimal digit. If you divide any whole number by 100, copy the dividend and make it have two decimal digits.