Worksheet: Dividing Decimals with Remainder

In this worksheet, we will practice finding the quotients and remainders of a division operation of decimal numbers.

Q1:

A local middle school has 72 computers and 153 students. What is the number of students per computer at the school? Write your answer as both a mixed number in its simplest form and a decimal rounded to the nearest tenth.

  • A817, 0.5
  • B917, 0.5
  • C817, 0.9
  • D218, 2.5
  • E218, 2.1

Q2:

Jennifer bought 6.5 kg of banana and paid $38.5. Calculate how much one kilogram costs, approximating your answer to the nearest dollar.

Q3:

Daniel has a rope of length 53.24 m. He wants to divide it into equal parts so that the length of each part is 4.65 m. Find the number of parts rounded to the nearest whole number.

Q4:

Calculate 12.7÷3 and approximate the result to the nearest hundredth.

Q5:

Complete the given table.

DivisionQuotientRemainder
12.584÷0.95
  • A13.246, 0.03
  • B13.246, 0.06
  • C13.246, 0.003
  • D1.324, 0.006
  • E1.324, 0.06

Q6:

Jacob pays $12.10 for a website membership. Suppose he pays the subscription for 6 months. Determine the amount he pays every month and approximate the result to the nearest cent.

Q7:

Calculate 25.33÷0.6, then approximate the result to the nearest hundredth.

Q8:

Find the quotient and remainder of 1.21÷6.

  • AQuotient = 0.2016, remainder = 0.0004
  • BQuotient = 2.016, remainder = 0.004
  • CQuotient = 0.2016, remainder = 0.004
  • DQuotient = 0.004, remainder = 2.016
  • EQuotient = 0.0004, remainder = 0.2016

Q9:

A plant that is 2.34 feet tall is in front of a building that is 40.85 feet tall. How many times shorter is the plant than the building? Approximate the result to the nearest tenth.

Q10:

Calculate, then approximate to the nearest tenth:

Q11:

Calculate, then approximate to the nearest hundredth.

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