Posted by Chelsea on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:26pm.
How do you divide 4 by 5??
4/5=0.8 but how do i get the answer to show my work

Honors Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:32pm
You could show it by long division.
Put a decimal point after the 5, and continue from there.

Honors Math  Chelsea, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:34pm
i know that i tried it but i keep getting 125

Honors Math correction  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:38pm
5 goes into 4.0 = 0.8
. . 0.5
___________
5 / 4.0

Honors Math  Chelsea, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:40pm
This did not help, I am still confused.

Honors Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:49pm
Turn the problem around. Make sure that you divide 4 by 5.
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