# What is 1.71 divided by 6?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 16, 2016

0.285

#### Explanation:

Whenever you have a decimal number to be divided by another decimal or, in this case, a whole number, you should multiply both numbers by a whole number 10, 100, 1000, etc.) so you can get whole numbers to divide.

Now, you can do division easily:

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Zeros are added in order to make a number divisible.