Unit 1, Lesson 13# Divide decimals by single-digit whole numbers involving easily identifiable multiples using place value understanding and relate to a written method.

EngageNY 60 min(s)

In this lesson, students understand that place value reasoning helps in division. They decompose decimals in various ways and justify about which is the most useful for division. For example, students reason, using unit form, that 1.5 ÷ 5 = 0.3 by explaining fifteen-tenths divided by 5 equals five tenths.