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Decimals: Dividing by 100

In this worksheet, stidemts divide numbers by 100 by shifting digits two places to the right in a grid.

'Decimals: Dividing by 100' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Decimals

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

When we divide numbers by 100, each digit must move two places to the right.  

 

When we look at the columns in a Th, H, T, U grid we notice that Tens are 100 times smaller than Thousands, Units are 100 times smaller than Hundreds etc...

 

 

Example

Work out

54.6 × 10 = 0.546 

 

Here is 54.6 in a Th, H, T, U grid.

 

 

Answer

Watch this animation to see how each digit moves two places to the right.

Remember to fill in that 0 in the units column.

 

So  54.6 ÷ 100 = 0.546 

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