# How do you simplify #1.6 div 0.336#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

When you are dividing BY a decimal, it is possible to make the decimal into a whole number by multiplying by 10, 100 or 1000. etc

This can now be divided by long division, double division or any similar method

#### Explanation:

Assuming you can't simply use a calculator, the only way I see to simplify this expression is translating everything to fractions: we have

and

Now, if you want to divide by a fraction, you have to multiply for the inverse of that fraction: dividing by

And now we can do cross canceling: