Unit 5, Lesson 12# Dividing Decimals by Whole Numbers

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Understand that, like a whole number, a decimal can be partitioned into equal groups. Find quotients with decimal dividends and whole number divisors by partitioning into equal groups of base-ten units. Recognize that multiplying the dividend and the divisor by the same factor does not change the quotient. Let's divide decimals by whole numbers.