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The Division Algorithm: Converting Decimal Division into Whole Number Division Using Mental Math




 


Videos to help Grade 6 students learn how to divide multi-digit numbers to solve for quotients of multi-digit decimals.

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New York State Common Core Math Module 2, Grade 6, Lesson 15


Lesson 15 Student Outcomes

• Students use their knowledge of dividing multi-digit numbers to solve for quotients of multi-digit decimals.
• Students understand the mathematical concept of decimal placement in the divisor and the dividend and its connection to multiplying by powers of 10.

Lesson 15 Opening Exercise

Start by finding the quotient of 1,728 and 32.
What would happen if we multiplied the divisor by 10?
What would happen if we multiplied the dividend by 10?
What would happen if we multiplied both the divisor and dividend by 10?





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