# Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10

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Examples, solutions, videos, and worksheets to help Grade 5 students learn how to divide decimals by powers of 10.

How to divide by powers of 10?
When multiplying by powers of 10, we move the decimal to the right for each power of ten.
When dividing by powers of 10, we move the decimal to the left for each power of ten.

The following diagram shows how to divide a decimal by powers of 10. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions. Dividing a decimal by a power of 10
Examples:
99.061 ÷ 10 =
99.061 ÷ 100 =

Dividing by powers of 10
How to divide by powers of 10?
Examples:
600 ÷ 10 =
843 ÷ 100 =
76.3 ÷ 1000 =

Dividing by Powers of Ten
This video explains how to divide whole numbers and decimals by powers of ten.
Examples:
80 ÷ 101 =
9,200 ÷ 102 =
125,000 ÷ 103 =
17.8 ÷ 101 =
136.29 ÷ 103 =
48,136.29 ÷ 107 =

Multiply and Divide by Powers of 10
A little shortcut when it comes to multiplying and dividing decimal number by powers of 10.
Dividing decimals by the powers of 10 = move the decimal point to the left.

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