Multiply and Divide Decimals by 10 (6)

Multiply and divide decimals by powers of 10 (ACMNA130)

LO:To multiply and divide decimal numbers by powers of 10

Know:

  • how to multiply numbers
  • how to divide numbers

Understand:

  • hat multiplying or dividing decimals by the powers of 10 shifts the decimal places of a number

Do:

    • I can multipy and divide decimals by powers of 10

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When multiplying decimal numbers by powers of 10, all you have to do is shift the decimal places to the right. When I’m multiplying a decimal number by 10 or more, I’m making the number larger.

When dividing decimal numbers by powers of 10, all you have to do is shift the decimal places to the left. When I’m dividing a decimal number by 10 or more, I’m making the number smaller.


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