Objective: The objective of this exercise is to model how to divide decimals by applying the powers of ten and base-ten principles. The students will understand that when dividing a number by powers of ten the number decreases in value.

Standard: 5.NBT.A.2

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.

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