**Mental Math: Dividing by 5**

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Summary

Mastering mental math for dividing numbers by 5 can significantly enhance calculation speed and efficiency, offering a straightforward strategy that eliminates the need for a calculator.

- Doubling the number you wish to divide by 5 and then dividing by 10 provides the correct answer.
- This method works because doubling the number makes it ten times too big, so dividing by 10 corrects the scale.
- The steps can be performed in any order: either double first then divide by 10, or divide by 10 first then double.
- Practicing this technique with various numbers can help solidify the method and improve mental math skills.

Chapters

00:00

Introduction to Mental Math Trick

01:28

Practical Application and Practice