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lesson 13
1 hour

Divide Decimals By Single-Digit Whole Numbers


Students can also be challenged to use a compensation strategy to make another connection to whole-number division. The dividend is multiplied by a power of ten, which converts it to its smallest units. Once the dividend is shared among the groups, it must be converted back to the original units by dividing it by the same power of ten.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 5 Mathematics Module 1, Topic F, Lesson 13. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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