How do you simplify #3.7 div 1.1#?

2 Answers
Jun 25, 2017

Answer:

#\approx3.36363# (if you want less digits then #3.364#)

Explanation:

First option
Rounding. #1.1\approx1.0#
#3.7\div1.0=4.0#, so #3.7\div1.1\approx3.7#
This is off by a pretty large interval, so it's better to use the second option.

Second option
Long division. See this link

Jun 25, 2017

Answer:

See explanation.

Explanation:

You can write this quotient as a fraction by multiplying both numerator and denominator by #10#:

#3.7/1.1=(3.7xx10)/(1.1xx10)=37/11=1 4/11#