Objective: The objective of this activity is to demonstrate to students how the base-ten system works as far as it relates to the power of ten and decimals.

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.