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In our daily life, we use decimal number division in plenty of situations. For example, Ram went to buy eggs that cost $$Rs. 5.50$$. If he gave $$Rs. 55$$ to shop keeper, can you tell me how many eggs he bought?
We can simply tell the answer, by dividing the total cost by the cost of the egg. That is $\frac{55}{5.5}=10$. So, Ram has bought $$10$$ eggs.

Now, we got a brief intro about decimal division, so, we dive to the varies methods involve in the decimal division.
1. Decimal Division through models.

2. Division of a decimal number by a whole number.

3. Division by $$10$$, $$100$$ and $$1000$$.

4. Division of a decimal number by another decimal number.
1. Decimal Division through models
Let us divide $$3.26$$ by $$2$$ using grid mode.
• Shade grids to show the decimal number $$3.26$$ by $$2$$.
• Separate the shaded region into $$2$$ equal parts, as shown below.
• Each colour represents an equal portion of $$1.63$$.
• Therefore, $$3.26$$ $$÷$$ $$2$$ $$=$$ $$1$$ whole $$+$$ $$6$$ tenth $$+$$ $$3$$ Hundredth 