   Chapter 3.II, Problem 28RE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

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

# Divide the following numbers. Round to hundredths when necessary. 24.6 ÷ 19 1.294 = 1.29 _ _

To determine

To calculate: The value of 24.6÷19. If necessary, round off the answer to hundredths.

Explanation

Given Information:

The provided numbers are 24.6 and 19.

Formula used:

For dividing decimals when divisor is a whole number.

Step 1: In the quotient put the decimal point exactly above the decimal point in the dividend.

Step 2: Divide the numbers as whole numbers are divided. Add zeros to the right of dividend when needed.

Calculation:

Consider the numbers,

24.6÷19=19  24.6

Now divide the numbers as whole numbers are divided, and put the decimal point in the quotient exactly above the decimal point in the dividend.

24.6÷19=19  1.29424

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