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Decimals: Dividing by 10

In this worksheet, students divide numbers by 10 by shifting digits one place to the right in a grid.

'Decimals: Dividing by 10' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Multiply/Divide Using Decimals

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right.  

 

When we look at the columns in a Th, H, T, U grid we notice that Hundreds are 10 times smaller than Thousands, Tens are 10 times smaller than Hundreds etc...

*Note that the U for Units is another term for Ones.

 

e.g. Work out:

546 ÷ 10 = 54.6 

 

Here is 546 in a Th, H, T, U grid.

Place value grid

 

Answer:

Each digit moves one place to the right.

 

So  546 ÷ 10 = 54.6 

 

 

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Work out:

538 ÷ 10

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Work out:

507 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

699 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

12.3 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

10.3 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

10.75 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

10.12 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

0.12 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

5.23 ÷ 10

Place value grid

Work out:

0.03 ÷ 10

Place value grid

  • Question 1

Work out:

538 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
53.8
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 538 becomes 53.8
  • Question 2

Work out:

507 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
50.7
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 507 becomes 50.7
  • Question 3

Work out:

699 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
69.9
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 699 becomes 69.9
  • Question 4

Work out:

12.3 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
1.23
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 12.3 becomes 1.23
  • Question 5

Work out:

10.3 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
1.03
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 10.3 becomes 1.03
  • Question 6

Work out:

10.75 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
1.075
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 10.75 becomes 1.075
  • Question 7

Work out:

10.12 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
1.012
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 10.12 becomes 1.012
  • Question 8

Work out:

0.12 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
0.012
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 0.12 becomes 0.012
  • Question 9

Work out:

5.23 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
0.523
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 5.23 becomes 0.523
  • Question 10

Work out:

0.03 ÷ 10

Place value grid

CORRECT ANSWER
0.003
EDDIE SAYS
When we divide numbers by 10, each digit must move one place to the right. 0.03 becomes 0.003
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