# Multiplying Decimals by 10; 100 or 1000

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Three separate activities where students must multiply a decimal by either 10, 100 or 1000. Running on a two minute timer, these tasks are ideal for use as a starter or wrap up, and work as both mental and oral activities. Aligned with Common Core Standard: 5.NBT.2 Numbers and Operations in Base Ten: Understand the place value system.

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Multiplying_decimals_by_1000[1].ppt

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February 10, 2020
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Multiplying_decimals_by_10[1].ppt

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February 10, 2020
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Multiplying_decimals_by_100[1].ppt

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February 10, 2020
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### Standards

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.

### Reviews

4.3
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SML Member
July 04, 2016
SML Member
January 30, 2016
Great way to practice multiplying decimals
educ888
July 16, 2012
Great starter activity! Will use this next week! Thanks for sharing.
SML Member
January 01, 2012