How do you divide a whole number by a decimal?
Whole numbers are all natural numbers including zero.
A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point
Answer: Using following steps you can divide a whole number by a decimal:
Let's look into an example to understand this
For example: 4/0.2
1. Rewrite whole number in decimal notation with same number of decimal places.
2. Remove the decimal from both numerator and denominator.
3. Now divide numerator by denominator and get the answer.
i.e, 40÷2 = 20