SHORT DIVISION

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14.  Rounding off.  Round off  6.254873  to

14.  a)  three decimal digits6.255

14.  b)  two decimal digits6.25

14.  c)  one decimal digit6.3

15.  Round off each of the following to three decimal digits.

15.  a)  15.671315.671           b)  0.4027090.403

15.  c)  2.01952.020           d)  19.999920.000

15.  e)  6.8999526.900

16.  Round off

16.  a)  2.8125  to the nearest thousandth.  2.813

16.  b)  0.515  to the nearest tenth.  0.5

16.  c)  6.666  to the nearest hundredth.  6.67

16.  d)  3.9898  to the nearest tenth.  4.0

16.  e)  2.469  to the nearest whole number.  2

16.  f)  8.695  to the nearest hundredth.  8.70

Decimal quotient

17.  Compare the following.

17.  a)  If 47 students are divided into five equal groups, how many
15.  a)  students will be in each group?  9 with 2 left over.

17.  b)  If five people go to lunch, and the bill is $47 dollars, how much
15.  a)  will each one pay?  $9.40

18.  Express each quotient as a decimal.  If the division will never be
18.  exact, approximate it, that is, round it off, to two decimal digits.
18.  (How many digits must you calculate?  3.)

   ____ _____ ___ ____
a)    8)2 8 5   b)    4)1 5 9   c)    6)8 3   d)    3)4 5 1
 
  35.625   39.75   13.83   150.33
   ____ ____ _____ _____
e)    9)3 0 5   f)    12)1 1 3   g)    11)2 7 3   h)    40)2 5 0
 
  33.89   9.42   24.82   6.25

19.   The divisor greater than the dividend.   Calculate each of the
19.  following. If the division will never be exact, approximate it to three
19.  decimal digits.

19.  a)  1 ÷ 8 = .125             b)  3 ÷ 8 = .375             c)  5 ÷ 12.417

19.  d)  2 ÷ 9.222             e)  5 ÷ 6.833             f)  9 ÷ 11.818

17.  g)  1 ÷ 11.091           h)  3 ÷ 40 = .075           i)  2 ÷ 250 = .008

10.  If nine people are to share $865 equally, how much will each one
18.  get?  $96.11

11.  Evelyn wants to pay back her loan of $2,600 in a year.  How much
19.  will be her equal monthly payments?  $216.67

12.  If 8 yards of material cost $146, how much does 1 yard cost?   $18.25


Calculator problems

13.   A plane traveled 3,263 miles in 5.5 hours.  What was its speed in
13 . miles per hour? (Approximate to one decimal digit.)  593.3 mph

14.   Janet's long distance phone company billed her $15.68 for 118
17.  minutes. What was the average cost per minute?  13.3¢

15   Harry went to Mexico and bought 1200 pesos for $154.96.  What
15.   was the rate of exchange; that is, how many pesos per dollar?  7.74

16.   With 23 gallons of gas, Clara was able to drive 509 miles.  How
19.   many miles per gallon did she get?  22.1

17.   Darren was offered a yearly salary of $33,480.  How much is that per
10.   week?   $643.85

18.   Five people go to lunch, and the bill is $67.32.  How much does each
18.   one pay?  $13.46

19.   Jane owes $1,267.45, and she wants to pay it off in a year.  What will
19.   be her equal monthly payments?  $105.62

20.  If material cost $6.75 a yard, how much will 12 yards cost?  $81

21.  If material cost $6.75 a yard, how many yards could you buy for
21.  $94.50?   14

22.  If you spend $137.50 for 11 yards of material, what was the price per
22.  yard?  $12.50


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