Division of Decimal Numbers
Up to 3dp

Welcome to our Division of Decimal Numbers Worksheets page.

Here you will find our selection of decimal long division worksheets with decimals up to 3dp.

We have long division decimal worksheets with decimals to 1dp, 2dp and 3dp.

Division of Decimal Numbers

Up to 3dp

On this page we have some worked examples, and also some worksheets for dividing decimals by whole numbers.

The long division worksheets involve solving problems involving decimals to 1dp, 2dp and 3dp.

Long division is also a great way to convert fractions into decimals if you do not have a calculator.

The sheets are graded so that the division problems start off easier, then get gradually harder.

Using these decimal division worksheets will help your child to:

  • use long division with decimal numbers to 1dp, 2dp and 3dp;

Division of Decimal Numbers - How it works

The important thing to remember about using Long division with decimal numbers, is that the actual method is not really any different than just normal long division.

The main thing to remember is that the decimal point has to be lined up.

How to Divide decimal numbers

Step 1) Write out the long division in standard form

Step 2) Start the long division problem exactly as if it were a non-decimal problems.

Step 3) Put the decimal point into the quotient (answer line) exactly above where it is in the dividend.

Step 4) Bring the next digit down.

Step 5) Continue until there is no remainder, or until you get repeated digits.

Let's look at some examples...

Division of Decimal Numbers - Examples

Example 1

Example 1) Work out 37.6 ÷ 4.

Step 1) Write out the long division in standard form.

decimal division example 1-1

Step 2) We start the long division problem exactly as if it were a non-decimal problems.

decimal division example 1-2

Step 3) Put the decimal point into the quotient (answer line) exactly above where it is in the dividend.

decimal division example 1-3

Step 4) Bring the next digit down.

decimal division example 1-4

Step 5) Continue until there is no remainder, or until you get repeated digits.

decimal division example 1-5

This gives us a final answer of 9.4

Example 2

Example 1) Work out 44.73 ÷ 7.

Step 1) Write out in standard form.

decimal division example 2-1

Step 2) Start the long division problem exactly as if it were a non-decimal problems.

decimal division example 2-2

Step 3) Put the decimal point into the quotient (answer line) exactly above where it is in the dividend.

decimal division example 2-3

Step 4) Bring the next digit down.

decimal division example 2-4

Step 5) Continue until there is no remainder, or until you get repeated digits.

decimal division example 2-5

This gives us a final answer of 6.39

Example 3

Example 1) Work out 61 ÷ 8.

Step 1) Write out in standard form. For this division problem, we are going to need 3 decimal places.

If you don't know the number of decimal places you need, then you can add them as you go!

decimal division example 3-1

Step 2) Start the long division problem exactly as if it were a non-decimal problems.

decimal division example 3-2

Step 3) Put the decimal point into the quotient (answer line) exactly above where it is in the dividend.

decimal division example 3-3

Step 4) Bring the next digit down.

decimal division example 3-4

Step 5) Continue until there is no remainder, or until you get repeated digits.

decimal division example 3-5

This gives us a final answer of 7.625

Division of Decimal Numbers Worksheets

We have split the sheets into several sections:

  • Long division with 1 decimal place
  • Long division with 2 decimal places
  • Long division with 3decimal places
  • Mixed long division questions with up to 3 decimal places

Long Division with 1dp Worksheets

Long Division with 2dp Worksheets

Long Division with 3dp Worksheets

Mixed Long Division with up to 3dp Worksheets

Looking for some more division of decimal numbers sheets?

If you are looking for decimal division facts linked to the multiplication table, then we also have some worksheets for you.

These sheets are all about using the multiplication table to work our decimal division facts like 1.2 ÷ 4, or 7.2 ÷ 9.

Looking for some easier division sheets?

We also have some 4th Grade Division related facts worksheets.

This page focuses on working out division facts related to the multiplication table.

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    Here you will find a range of Free Printable 5th Grade Division Worksheets.

    The following worksheets involve using the 5th Grade Math skills of dividing, and solving division problems.

    Using these sheets will help your child learn to:

    • divide any whole number up to 10000 by a two digit number;
    • express any division with a remainder in the form of a mixed number (a number with a fraction part).

    Fifth Grade Fraction Worksheets

    Here you will find a range of free printable 5th Grade Fraction Worksheets.

    At 5th Grade level, children are introduced to adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators. They know and can use equivalent fractions, and can multiply a fraction by whole numbers, as well as adding mixed numbers.

    Using these sheets will help your child to:

    • add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers;
    • understand how to multiply fractions by a whole number;
    • understand how to multiply two fractions together, including mixed fractions;
    • understand the relationship between fractions and division;
    • know how to divide fractions and mixed fractions;
    • convert decimals to fractions.

    All the Math Worksheets in this section are informed by the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 5th Grade.

    Math Division Games

    Here you will find a range of Free Printable Division Games to help kids learn their division facts.

    Using these games will help your child to learn their division facts, and also to develop their memory and strategic thinking skills.

     

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