   Chapter 3, Problem 23AT ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Perform the indicated operation for the following. .503 ÷ 1.2575

To determine

To calculate: The value of division of the decimal number 0.503 by 1.2575.

Explanation

Given Information:

The provided decimal numbers are 0.503 and 1.2575.

Formula used:

To calculate division of the decimal numbers, follow steps shown below:

Step 1: Convert the divisor into a whole number, if it is not.

Step 2: Move the decimal point to the right in divisor and dividend as well, to make the proportion exactly equal provided in the question, till divisor does not becomes a whole number.

Step 3: Put 0 if the dividend become whole number before the divisor.

Step 4: Perform division operation to get the result.

Calculation:

Consider the decimal numbers as provided, 0.503 and 1.2575.

Now convert the divisor into a whole number, if it is not.

Here divisor is not a whole number.

So, move the decimal point to the right in divisor and dividend as well, to make the proportion exactly equal provided in the question, till divisor does not becomes a whole number...

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