The procedure for the division of decimals is very similar to the division of
How to divide a four digit decimal number by a two digit number (e.g. 0.4131 ÷ 17).
- Place the divisor (17) before the division bracket and place the dividend (0.4131) under it.
- Proceed with the division as you normally would except put the decimal point in
the answer or quotient exactly above where it occurs in the dividend. For example: