Examples, 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
Relating Place Value to Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of 10 (5-NBT-2)
Powers of 10
Patterns in zeros exercise
Multiplying a Decimal by a Power of 10 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
Dividing Decimals by a power of 10 by moving the decimal to the left
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