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.

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

ReplyDeleteYou 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

ReplyDeleteyou 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

ReplyDeleteyou 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

ReplyDeleteYou 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

ReplyDeleteYou 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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ReplyDeleteYou 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

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

ReplyDeleteyou 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

ReplyDeleteYou 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.

ReplyDeleteYou 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?

ReplyDeleteYou have to multiply decimals when you are measuring the volume of a cube Bryan

ReplyDeleteYou 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

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

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

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

ReplyDeleteYou 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

ReplyDeleteYou 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

ReplyDeleteYou 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

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

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

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

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

ReplyDeleteYou might multiply or divide decimals when you are paying taxes or paying your workers in your buisness

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