# Dividing Decimals Animations

## How to Divide Decimals

Dividing Decimals has two steps:

- Use Long Division (ignoring the decimal point)
- Then put the decimal point in the same spot as the dividend (the number being divided)

It is easy to show in an animation (press the play button):

This only works when dividing by a whole number ...

... but you can easily change the divisor to a whole number by shifting the decimal point of **both** numbers:

## Practice

Now, practice on these Decimal Worksheets