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I am trying to divide a whole into a smaller number that is a decimal, any help? The question is 5 divide into o.45

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You didn't specify the make and model of your calculator, so I can't give you an exact keystroke sequence.

The calculator doesn't care whether a number is a whole number or not. Just do the division.

On most algebraic-logic calculators, to divide 5 into 0.45, press . 4 5 / 5 =
On an RPN or RPL calculator, press . 4 5 ENTER 5 /

On most algebraic-logic calculators, to divide 5 by 0.45, press 5 / . 4 5 =
On an RPN or RPL calculator, press 5 ENTER . 4 5 /

If you still have problems, please reply to this post specifying the make and model of the calculator you're trying to use.

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