# How do you simplify 5 div 0.1?

Sep 4, 2016

$50$

#### Explanation:

This can be written as $\frac{5}{0.1}$

Change the denominator to a whole number.
Multiply the top and bottom by 10. ($\frac{10}{10} = 1$)

$\frac{5}{0.1} \times \frac{10}{10} = \frac{50}{1} = 50$