Posted by **Cindy** on Monday, September 29, 2008 at 3:41pm.

I need to show how to solve this:

Question - 50.50/ 0.5

The calculator shows the answer 101.00

Can you tell me how to solve it?

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**bobpursley**, Monday, September 29, 2008 at 3:44pm
The calculator is right. I am not certain what is your question.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 29, 2008 at 3:46pm
That should be a negative - 101.0.

When you divide by a decimal, you need to more the decimal point in the numerator to make it a whole number. If you're working the problem on paper you'll divide -505 by 5 to get -101.

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