Posted by **Nabiha** on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:35pm.

how do i work out 7.25/0.25 without using a calculator???

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:48pm
Move the decimal point in the divisor to make it a whole number >> 0.25 = 25

Since you have two decimal places in the divisor, move the decimal two places to the right in the dividend. >> 7.25 = 725

Now simply divide 25 into 725.

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:49pm
When you divide by 0.25, you can multiply the denominator by 4 instead.

So 7.25*4 = (7*4 + 0.25*4)=28 + 1 = 29

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:51pm
When you divide by 0.25, you can multiply the *numerator* by 4 instead.

So 7.25*4 = (7*4 + 0.25*4)=28 + 1 = 29

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