# Divide Decimals by 10, 100 or 1000

### Divide Decimals by 10, 100 or 1000 Worksheets

In these free math worksheets, students practice how to divide decimals by 10, 100 or 1000.

How to divide decimals by 10, 100 or 1000?

To divide a decimal by 10, 100, or 1000, you can use the concept of moving the decimal point to the left by one, two, or three places respectively.

For example, let’s say you want to divide the decimal 2.5 by 10, 100, and 1000:

To divide 2.5 by 10, move the decimal point to the left by one place: 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25

To divide 2.5 by 100, move the decimal point to the left by two places: 2.5 ÷ 100 = 0.025

To divide 2.5 by 1000, move the decimal point to the left by three places: 2.5 ÷ 1000 = 0.0025

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