## Monday, February 3, 2014

### Math Post 2/7/14

Over the past few weeks, we have been multiplying and dividing decimals.  Do you think you can tell us when you would divide or multiple with decimals?  Write your explanations in the comment box below.  Make sure you put your first name at the end.

1. When you need to find out how much you have to pay for bills. - Brett

2. You might multiply or divide decimals when you are paying for bills or for the gallons of gas and things you buy in the store. You can also use it when you want to measure your height - Sudeep

3. you can multiplye decimals and divide decimals when you pay bills, length x height with decimals, and pounds for example... sue bought 12.6 pounds of cake batter she needs to but 7 more pounds of cake batter for 12.6 pounds. - Emma mclean

4. you could multiply or divide when your paying your yearly bills or when your trying to figure out how much something costs when it`s off by a certain percentage. DJ

5. You might multiply decimals when you want to know how much you pay for gas per year. you might divide decimals when you already know how much you pay for gas per year but you want to know how much you pay for gas per month. - Alison

6. You might want to multiply and divide decimals when you're paying for gas, finding out your state income and federal taxes, paying your monthly bills, and when you go shopping. - Anshul

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8. You might want to multiply and divide decimals when you pay your monthly bills, pay for gallons of gas, pay your state income tax, federal income tax, and buy groceries at the market. - Anshul

9. You might want to multiply and divide decimals when you pay bills and taxes. Also, you might want to when you go to stores. - Shannon

10. you might multiply and divide with decimals when you solve a multiple step problem. example: last weeks post we did multiple step problem with decimals. (multiplication or/and division.) - megan

11. You might have to multiply decimals when you are shopping at the store. Example: Cake mixes cost \$1.25 each. I want to buy 4 boxes. How much will I pay? You might have to divide decimals when you are paying bills. For Example: I payed \$1,300.99 this month. On average how much did I pay each day? Anika.

12. You might have to multiply and divide decimals for when you go grocery shopping. For example you want to buy 5 apples and they are \$1.99 each how much would u spend in all, or if you had \$10.00 and each apple costs \$1.99 how many apples could I buy?

13. You have to multiply decimals when you are measuring the volume of a cube Bryan

14. You may multiply decimals when you try to find how much money you earn per year, month, week, day, or hour. You may divide decimals when you are sharing money with friends. - Angela

15. You might divide decimals when you need to share a part of something like a tray of brownies.

16. You might divide when you try to spilt stuff evenly among people.-Eshan

17. When you are grocery shopping and you want to spend a certain amount but you want to buy more than one so you multiply.

18. You might multiply decimals when you need to find out how much cans of paint you need to paint a floor such as if a can of paint can cover 150 sq ft and a building is 1350 square feet long you need to find out how much cans of paint you need. - Alex

19. You might use it for back to school shopping. For example: Teresa bought pencils, notebooks, erasers, and highlighters. The pencils are \$1.32 for a pack of 12. Notebooks for \$1.99 for 2. Erasers-tops for \$0.99 for a pack of 16, and erasers for \$1.87 a pack of 8. Highlighters for \$1.10 for 4.she buys Pencils: 3 Notebook: 4 Erasers:2 Highlighters:8. How much money will she spend. Multiply each by cost the add. Supraja

20. You multiply and divide decimals when splitting things up and doubling numbers. For example: you could use multiplying decimals when trying to find how much the same pair of socks are. And you could divide decimals when you are trying to cut sting into equal places. -Jolie

21. You might multiply and divide decimals when you are paying bills, or finding out your intrest in the bank.-James

22. You will need to multiply and divide decimals when you are paying money to people. John

23. When you mltiply amd divide decimals you can find out how mach you will need to pay.Dino

24. You can use dividing decimals when you are splitting up pizza and when you are building a bookcase with 1.5 foot long shelves.- Duncan

25. You might multiply or divide decimals when you are paying taxes or paying your workers in your buisness