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Quiz : Type the quotient obtained on dividing the following decimals. 
1. 39.4 ÷ 2 =
Answer: 19.7394 ÷ 2 = 197
There are 1 decimal places in 39.4, so the quotient must have 1 decimal places.
Thus, 39.4 ÷ 2 = 19.7 2. 370.0 ÷ 5 =
Answer: 74.03700 ÷ 5 = 740
There is 1 decimal place in 370.0, so the quotient must have 1 decimal place.
Thus, 370.0 ÷ 5 = 74.0 3. 6.00 ÷ 2 =
Answer: 3.00600 ÷ 2 = 300
There are 2 decimal places in 6.00, so the quotient must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 6.00 ÷ 2 = 3.00
4. 56.16 ÷ 8 =
Answer: 7.025616 ÷ 8 = 702
There are 2 decimal places in 56.16, so the quotient must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 56.16 ÷ 8 = 7.02 5. 72.5 ÷ 10 =
Answer: 7.257250 ÷ 10 = 725
There are 2 decimal places in 72.5, so the quotient must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 72.5 ÷ 10 = 7.25
Tip: When 72.5 is divided by 10, the decimal point shifts to the left by 1 place(s).
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