You can divide any number by 5 in 2 seconds or less using this a math trick. See what trick we use with the following 3 examples

**Example #1**

Divide 8 by 5

**Step 1**

Multiply 8 by 2

8 × 2 = 16 = 16.0

**Step 2**

Move the decimal point one place to the left. In other words put the decimal point between 1 and 6.

1.60

8/5 = 1.6

**Example #2**

Divide 41 by 5

**Step 1**

Multiply 41 by 2

41 × 2 = 82 = 82.0

**Step 2**

Move the decimal point one place to the left. In other words put the decimal point between 8 and 2.

8.20

41/5 = 8.2

**Example #3**

Divide 233 by 5

**Step 1**

Multiply 233 by 2

233 × 2 = 466 = 466.0

**Step 2**

Move the decimal point one place to the left. In other words put the decimal point between 6 and 6.

46.60

233/5 = 46.6