# How do you divide 0.359 by 0.044 and round the quotient to the nearest hundredth?

Jun 2, 2018

$8.16$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{0.359}{0.044} = 8.15 \overline{90}$

Rounded to nearest 100th:

$8.16$

Jun 2, 2018

$8.16$

#### Explanation:

It is uncomfortable to divide by a decimal.

$\frac{0.359}{0.044} \times \frac{1000}{1000} = \frac{359}{44}$
Now divide $359 \div 44$ to get $8.15909 \ldots .$
The 'nearest hundredth' = means $2$ decimal places
The third decimal place is more than $5$, so we round up.
$8.159090 . . \approx 8.16$