# SOLUTION: The answer to 5 divided by 99 is 19.8 but I don't understand where the 8 comes from. I figured out that 5x19=95 so then I subtracted 95 from 99 & that leaves 4, not 8 so how does t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on decimal-numbers Question 611828: The answer to 5 divided by 99 is 19.8 but I don't understand where the 8 comes from. I figured out that 5x19=95 so then I subtracted 95 from 99 & that leaves 4, not 8 so how does that work? Thanks.Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the 8 is .8 or 8/10, the decimal equivalent of 4/5