Videos, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.

Common Core: 5.NBT.2

- I can express powers of 10 using exponents.
- I can explain the pattern for the number of zeros in a product relates to the power of 10.
- I can illustrate and explain a pattern for how multiplying/dividing by any decimal by a power of 10 relates to the placement of the decimal point.

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Common Core for Grade 5

More Lessons for Grade 5

Explaining patterns in zeros and decimals when multiplying and dividing by powers of 10 (5.NBT.2) Lesson 1

In this lesson you will learn to multiply whole numbers by 10 and 100 by using your understanding of place value.

In this lesson you will learn to multiply a decimal number by a power of ten by using your understanding of place value.

In this lesson you will learn to divide a whole number by 10 and 100 by using your understanding of place value.

In this lesson you will learn to use whole number exponents to denote powers of ten by using your understanding of place value.

In this lesson you will learn to divide a decimal number by 10 and 100 by using your understanding of place value.

In this lesson you will learn to multiply whole numbers and decimals by powers of ten by using your understanding of place value.

Explaining patterns in zeros and decimals when multiplying and dividing by powers of 10 (5.NBT.2) Lesson 7

In this lesson you will learn to divide whole numbers and decimals by powers of ten by using your understanding of place value.

5.NBT.2 Patterns in zeros when multiplied by 10 or divided by 10; exponents.

Relating Place Value to Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of 10 (5-NBT-2).

by moving the decimal to the right

A single postage stamp costs $0.44. How much would a roll of 1000 stamps cost?

Dividing a Decimal by a Power of 10

by moving the decimal to the left.

by moving the decimal to the left.

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