# When you divide a decimal by a number greater than 1, how does it the quotient compare with the dividend?

• When you divide a decimal by a number greater than 1, how does it the quotient compare with the dividend?

Question from Neda, a parent: ... positive number greater than 1 (the dividend) ... a dividend of 10 and divided by 1/2. What do you get as the quotient?
Positive: 54 %
Dividing by a Fraction ... You're exactly right that when you divide by a number less than one, ... and the quotient is now larger than the dividend.
Positive: 51 %

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... to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and ... you will learn to compare unit ... whole number. In this lesson you will learn ...
Positive: 54 %
Find the largest number of times the divisor will divide into the dividend. ... greater than 1 that ... you're trading decimal places in one number ...
Positive: 49 %
77.04 the product will have 1 + 1 = 2 decimal ... If the number of decimal places is greater than the ... point in the dividend. Finally, divide as you ...