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Dividing A 2-digit Number By 83 1/3

Dividing A 2-digit Number By 83 1/3

Dividing a 2-digit number by 83 1/3

  1. Select a 2-digit number.
  2. Multiply it by 12.
  3. Move the decimal point three places to the left.
   Example:
  1. The 2-digit number chosen to divide by 83 1/3
    is 21.
  2. Multiply by 12: 12 × 21 = 252.
  3. Move the decimal point three places to the left: .252.
  4. So 21 divided by 83 1/3 = .252.

   See the pattern?

  1. The 2-digit number chosen to divide by 83 1/3
    is 76.
  2. Multiply by 12: 12 ×76 = 10(76) + 2(76) = 760 + 140 + 12 = 760 + 152 = 860 + 52 = 912.
  3. Move the decimal point three places to the left: .912
  4. So 76 divided by 83 1/3 = .912.
Try some examples of your own.




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07 Dec, 2019, 07:34:37 AM