# 2.15: Division to Solve Decimal Equations

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Dividend |
In a division problem, the dividend is the number or expression that is being divided. |

divisor |
In a division problem, the divisor is the number or expression that is being divided into the dividend. For example: In the expression , 6 is the divisor and 152 is the dividend. |

Estimation |
Estimation is the process of finding an approximate answer to a problem. |

Inverse Operation |
Inverse operations are operations that "undo" each other. Multiplication is the inverse operation of division. Addition is the inverse operation of subtraction. |

Inverse Property of Multiplication |
The inverse property of multiplication states that the product of any real number and its multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) is one. If is a nonzero real number, then . |

Quotient |
The quotient is the result after two amounts have been divided. |

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Find out how to apply the inverse property of multiplication to solve equations involving decimals.

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Dec 02, 2015
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