Strategies for dividing by tenths (Full video)

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Supporting grades: 5

Description: Sal uses equivalent fractions to divide both whole numbers and decimals by tenths. Let's do a few more examples of thinking of strategies for dividing decimals. In the future, we're gonna come up with a more systematic way of doing it, but it's really important to come up with some of these strategies because it gives you an intuition for dividing decimals. And frankly, it's an easier thing to do, especially when you're trying to eventually divide decimals in your head.

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