# How do you find the quotient of 5.55 divided by 0.15?

Mar 22, 2018

If the decimals are giving you a problem this is a way round it!

$\frac{5.55}{0.15} = 37$

#### Explanation:

Multiply by 1 and you do not change the value. However, 1 comes in many forms.

color(green)(5.55/0.15color(red)(xx1) color(white)("d")->color(white)("d")5.55/0.15 color(red)(xx100/100)

color(green)(color(white)("dddddddd")->color(white)("dddd") 555/15

For multiply or divide; what you do the top you do to the bottom.

color(green)(color(white)("dddddddd")->color(white)("dddd") (555-:5)/(15-:5) = 111/3 = 37