# Divide number by 15 Shortcut

Dividing can be a time-consuming task. However, if you know how to divide

**Below are the steps **

Step 1: Move the decimal point one place to the left of the number.

Step 2: Now, double the number

Step 3: Divide the result obtained in step 2 by 3 to get your answer.

### Examples of how to divide number by 15

**Example 1: Divide 221 by 15****Step 1: **Moving the decimal point to the left of the number we get 22.1**Step 2: **Doubling

we get, 22.1 x 2=44.2**Step 3:** Dividing the result obtained in step 2 by 3

we get, 44.2/3= 14.73

Ans Thus, 221/15= 14.73

**Example 2:** Divide 256 by 15

**Step 1: **Moving the decimal point to the

**Step 2:** Doubling

we get, 25.6 x 2= 51.2

**Step 3:** Dividing the result obtained in step 2 by 3

we get, 51.2/3= 17.06

Ans Thus, 256/15= 17.06

**Example 3:** Divide 14 by 15

**Step 1:** Moving the decimal point to the

**Step 2:** Doubling

we get, 1.4 x 2= 2.8** Step 3: **Dividing the result obtained in step 2 by 3

we get, 2.8/3= 0.93

Ans Thus, 14/15= 0.93

**Example 4: **Divide 22 by 15

**Step 1:** Moving the decimal point to the

**Step 2: **Doubling

we get, 2.2 x 2= 4.4

**Step 3:** Dividing the result obtained in step 2 by 3

we get, 4.4/3= 1.46

Ans Thus, 22/15= 1.46

**Example 5:** Divide 1024 by 15** Step 1:** Moving the decimal point to the

**Step 2:** Doubling

we get, 102.4 x 2= 204.8

**Step 3:** Dividing the result obtained in step 2 by 3

we get, 204.8/3= 68.26

Ans Thus, 1024/15= 68.26

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