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tatyanaholmes1
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When you divide a whole number by a decimal less than one, the quotient is greater than the whole number. Why?

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LonnaJukich965

Think about it logically. If you have 1 candy bar, how many half candy bars can make up one candy bar.  1 Candy bar/.5 candy bar = 2 2 half candy bars = 1 candy bar.  how many times can .5 fit into 1. 2 times. 

geoff

Because you have to put more of the little number into the big number to divide it. Easy :) 

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