# Decimals: Dividing by 10, 100, 1000

In this worksheet, students divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1000. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Multiply/Divide Using Decimals

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this activity, you will divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.

Dividing by 10 moves all digits one place to the right.

Dividing by 100 moves all digits two places to the right.

Dividing by 1000 moves all digits three places to the right and so on.

Remember that when a digit moves from the units place to the tenths place, it hops over the decimal point.

Examples:

24 ÷ 10 = 2.4
31.2 ÷ 100 = 0.312
0.7 ÷ 1000 = 0.0007
(Here we need 3 extra zeroes to fill in the columns.)

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Work out:

263.64 ÷ 100

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Work out:

232.39 ÷ 1000

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Work out:

414.09 ÷ 10

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Work out:

553.11 ÷ 10

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Work out:

499.42 ÷ 1000

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Work out:

274.52 ÷ 1000

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Work out:

271.32 ÷ 10

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Work out:

374.89 ÷ 100

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Work out:

20.42 ÷ 10

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Work out:

45.7 ÷ 1000

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• Question 1

Work out:

263.64 ÷ 100

=

2.6364
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 2 places to the right.
• Question 2

Work out:

232.39 ÷ 1000

=

0.23239
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 3 places to the right.
• Question 3

Work out:

414.09 ÷ 10

=

41.409
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 1 place to the right.
• Question 4

Work out:

553.11 ÷ 10

=

55.311
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 1 place to the right.
• Question 5

Work out:

499.42 ÷ 1000

=

0.49942
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 3 places to the right.
• Question 6

Work out:

274.52 ÷ 1000

=

0.27452
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 3 places to the right.
• Question 7

Work out:

271.32 ÷ 10

=

27.132
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 1 place to the right.
• Question 8

Work out:

374.89 ÷ 100

=

3.7489
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 2 places to the right.
• Question 9

Work out:

20.42 ÷ 10

=

2.042
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 1 place to the right.
• Question 10

Work out:

45.7 ÷ 1000

=

0.0457
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 3 places to the right.
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