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# Divide decimals by whole numbers

## Problem

Husam tried to evaluate 16, point, 8, divided by, 8 using place value, but he made a mistake.
Here is Husam's work.
StepWork
16, point, 8, divided by, 8
Step 1168, start text, space, h, u, n, d, r, e, d, t, h, s, end text, divided by, 8
Step 221, start text, space, h, u, n, d, r, e, d, t, h, s, end text
Step 30, point, 21
What mistake did Husam make?