# How do you evaluate 3.3\div 3?

Dec 16, 2016

1.1

#### Explanation:

3.3÷3, this can be rewritten as,

$\frac{3.3}{3} = \frac{33 \cdot .1}{3} = \frac{3 \cdot 11 \cdot .1}{3}$

Now we can solve:

$\frac{\cancel{3} \cdot 11 \cdot .1}{\cancel{3}} = \frac{11 \cdot .1}{1} = 11 \cdot .1 = 1.1$

Dec 16, 2016

$\text{ either " 1.1" or } 3$

#### Explanation:

The answer will be dependant on what the expression means.

"If you mean " 3xx3÷3

Evaluating from left to right gives.

3xx3÷3=9÷3=3

" If you mean " 3.3÷3=3.3/3

divide numerator/denominator by 3

$\frac{3.3}{3} = \frac{1.1}{1} = 1.1$