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.
Plans and Worksheets for Grade 6
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Lessons for Grade 6
Common Core For Grade 6
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?