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### Course: Arithmetic>Unit 16

Lesson 5: Divide decimals by whole numbers

# Dividing a decimal by a whole number on the number line

The video explores the concept of dividing decimals by whole numbers. It emphasizes understanding division as splitting a quantity into equal parts, and uses the number line as a visual tool to demonstrate this. Then connects this concept to real-world situations.

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• how do you make so many great videos that explain it so clearly?
• Why is sal so awesome?
• How do you know math so well?
• i can watch the video and then get it but the lessens dont have what the vid explained. so.. how would u do this?
• you can solve it but there is a way u can do it
• Are you just thinking of it like 6 divided by 2 and just adding the decimal?
• Can't you basically like use any decimal or something on a number line?