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# Dividing by 10, 100, and 1000

### Divide by 10

When we divide by 10, every figure moves one place to the right. Thousands become hundreds, hundreds become tens and tens become units.

### Dividing by 10

What is 270 divided by 10?

### Divide by 100

When we divide by 100, every figure moves two places to the right. Thousands become tens, hundreds become units, and tens and units become fractions of a unit.

### Dividing by 100

What is 1300 divided by 100?

### Divide by 1000

When we divide by 1000, every figure moves three places to the right. Thousands become units. Hundreds, tens and units become fractions of a unit.

### Dividing by 1000

Each figure has moved three places to the right. 4.000 is the same as 4, so we remove the zeros. 4000 divided by 1000 = 4

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